Protocol for the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-stroke (LEAPS) trial: a randomized controlled trial

@article{Duncan2007ProtocolFT,
  title={Protocol for the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-stroke (LEAPS) trial: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Pamela W Duncan and Katherine J. Sullivan and Andrea Louis Behrman and Stanley Paul Azen and Samuel S. Wu and Stephen E. Nadeau and Bruce Dobkin and Dorian K Rose and Julie K. Tilson},
  journal={BMC Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={39 - 39}
}
BACKGROUND Locomotor training using body weight support and a treadmill as a therapeutic modality for rehabilitation of walking post-stroke is being rapidly adopted into clinical practice. There is an urgent need for a well-designed trial to determine the effectiveness of this intervention. The objective of the Locomotor Experience Applied Post-Stroke (LEAPS) trial is to determine if there is a difference in the proportion of participants who recover walking ability at one year post-stroke when… CONTINUE READING

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Primary outcome measure include successful walking recovery defined as the achievement of a 0.4 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial severe gait impairment or the achievement of a 0.8 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial moderate gait impairment .
Primary outcome measure include successful walking recovery defined as the achievement of a 0.4 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial severe gait impairment or the achievement of a 0.8 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial moderate gait impairment .
Primary outcome measure include successful walking recovery defined as the achievement of a 0.4 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial severe gait impairment or the achievement of a 0.8 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial moderate gait impairment .
Primary outcome measure include successful walking recovery defined as the achievement of a 0.4 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial severe gait impairment or the achievement of a 0.8 m / s gait speed or greater by persons with initial moderate gait impairment .
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