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How Physically Active Are People Following Stroke? Systematic Review and Quantitative Synthesis.

Authors
  • Fini, Natalie A1
  • Holland, Anne E2
  • Keating, Jenny3
  • Simek, Jacinta4
  • Bernhardt, Julie5
  • 1 Physiotherapy Department, Caulfield Hospital, Alfred Health, 260 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Victoria, 3162 Australia; Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia; and Department of Physiotherapy, Melbourne School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 2 Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, and Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 3 Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 4 Physiotherapy Department, Eastern Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 5 Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, and Stroke Division, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Physical therapy
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2017
Volume
97
Issue
7
Pages
707–717
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ptj/pzx038
PMID: 28444348
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Physical activity levels do not meet guidelines following stroke. Time spent inactive and sedentary is high at all times. Increasing PA and developing standardized activity targets may be important across all stages of stroke recovery.

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