In 2008, Sherrington et al published a systematic review of over 100 exercise programmes to prevent falls. In a nutshell, they found that successful intervention had to have 3 things in place: a dose of over 50 hours highly challenging balance training (narrowing base of support, reducing holding support, dynamic as well as static balance…
SportEx – The journals that bring to life the medicine behind sport and physical activity. This hopefully will come as a surprise to those of you who don’t know us personally but sportEX is run from a house in a little residential street in Wimbledon. It started out with just me, quickly joined by Alexa,…
Fitness Professionals is the largest and most respected association for fitness industry professionals in the world, with over 75,000 members. No matter what your specialist area – group fitness, resistance training, kids, management, personal training, seniors, sales or aqua – FitPro has the programmes, publications, products and services you need to succeed. Click here to…
Update to the AHA/ASA Recommendations for the Prevention of Stroke in
Patients With Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack.
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Cochrane Review: Interventions for post-stroke fatigue
McGeough et al. 2009
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McGeough et al Cochrane fatigue in stroke 2009 Summary to download Summary
Cochrane Review: Circuit class therapy for improving mobility after stroke
English et al. 2010
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A community-based exercise and education scheme for stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial and economic evaluation 2010
A community-based exercise and education scheme for stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial and economic evaluation
Harrington et al. Clin Rehabil. 2010.
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EfS – Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke 2008
Association of Activity Limitations and Lower-Limb Explosive Extensor Power in Ambulatory People With Stroke
Saunders et al. Arch Phys Med. 2008.
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FREE 3 month trial of the ACTIVE AGING COMMUNITY CENTRE Human Kinetics are offering a free trial to go online and join the AACC. The offer applies to all LLT students and the instructions to gain free access are set out in a document you can download from here. The AACC has some excellent resources,…