A Community-Based Fitness and Mobility Exercise Program for Older Adults with Chronic Stroke Trial.


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with a single stroke more than 1 year before, who were able to walk more than 10m independently (with or without walking aids), living at home, funcional classification level of American Heart Association Stroke Outcome Classification, ability to pedal a cycle ergometer, and a score greater than 22 on the Mini-Mental State Examination.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with a history of serious cardiac disease (e.g., myocardial infarction), uncontrolled blood pressure (systolic blood pressure >140, diastolic blood pressure >90), pain while walking, neurological conditions in addition to stroke, and other serious diseases that precluded the individual from participating in the study.