Physical Activity and Exercise Recommendations for Stroke Survivors
A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association can be viewed here. If you have trouble accessing the link, click here to download the pdf from the LLT website.
This scientific statement provides an overview of the evidence on physical activity and exercise recommendations for stroke survivors. Evidence suggests that stroke survivors experience physical deconditioning and lead sedentary lifestyles. Therefore, this updated scientific statement serves as an overall guide for practitioners to gain a better understanding of the benefits of physical activity and recommendations for prescribing exercise for stroke survivors across all stages of recovery.