Combined Cognitive and Gait Training "CogGait"

Completed

Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Stroke Survivor inclusion/exclusion criteria Inclusion Criteria
- Cognition sufficiently intact to give valid informed consent to participate. *
- Sufficient endurance to participate in rehabilitation sessions.
- Ability to follow 2 stage commands.
- Medically Stable
- Age > 21 years.
- Impaired ambulation as follows: inability to flex the knee and ankle in the sagittal plane, in a normal manner so the foot clears the floor; inability to control normal knee angle during single limb weight bearing during stance phase.
- At least 6 months post stroke.
Able-bodied Inclusion criteria
- Criteria to be included is that they should be healthy with no history of a neurological disease or orthopedic impairment.**
- Not Pregnant.
- No Claustrophobia (only for the sub-sample asked to undergo fMRI.)
- No counterindications to MR scanning including, pregnancy, weight inappropriate for height, ferrous objects within the body (only for the sub-sample asked to undergo fMRI.)

Exclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria
- Acute or progressive cardiac, vascular, renal, respiratory, neurological disorders or malignancy.
- Active psychiatric diagnosis or psychological condition, or active drug/alcohol abuse.
- Lower motor neuron damage or radiculopathy.
- Orthopedic impairment. **
- More than one stroke.
- Cerebellar dysfunction.
- Fugl-Meyer lower limb motor sub-score greater than 32.
- No simultaneous gait rehabilitation participation.
- Pregnant.
- Claustrophobia (only for the sub-sample asked to undergo fMRI.)
- Criteria specific to MR scanning, including pregnancy, weight inappropriate for height, ferrous objects within the body (only for the sub-sample asked to undergo fMRI.)