Physical fitness training for stroke patients.

@article{Brazzelli2011PhysicalFT,
  title={Physical fitness training for stroke patients.},
  author={Miriam G Brazzelli and David H. Saunders and Carolyn Anne Greig and Gillian Mead},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={CD003316}
}
BACKGROUND Levels of physical fitness are low after stroke. It is unknown whether improving physical fitness after stroke reduces disability. OBJECTIVES To determine whether fitness training after stroke reduces death, dependence, and disability. The secondary aims were to determine the effects of training on physical fitness, mobility, physical function, quality of life, mood, and incidence of adverse events. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (last… CONTINUE READING

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