Short-term effects of aerobic exercise on functional capacity, fatigue, and quality of life in patients with post-polio syndrome.

@article{Oncu2009ShorttermEO,
  title={Short-term effects of aerobic exercise on functional capacity, fatigue, and quality of life in patients with post-polio syndrome.},
  author={J{\"u}lide Oncu and Berrin Durmaz and Hale Karapolat},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={155-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate and compare the impact of hospital and home exercise programmes on aerobic capacity, fatigue, and quality of life in patients with post-polio syndrome. DESIGN A prospective, randomized controlled trial. SETTING Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital. SUBJECTS Thirty-two patients were divided into two groups for either hospital- or home-based aerobic exercise programme. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Patients were assessed before and after… CONTINUE READING