Dual-task Training in Chronic Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- diagnosis of a stroke
- more than 6 months of stroke onset
- aged 50 years or above
- community-dwelling
- medically stable
- score ≥21 on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)
- score ≤ 25 on the Mini Balance Evaluation Systems Test (Mini-BESTest)
- able to ambulate without physical assistance of another person as determined during the 10-meter walk test
- ability to follow 3-step commands

Exclusion Criteria

- having neurological conditions other than stroke
- not community-dwelling prior to the stroke event
- significant receptive and expressive aphasia
- severe and uncorrected hearing or visual deficits
- serious musculoskeletal disorders (e.g. amputation)
- serious cardiovascular conditions affecting the ability to participate in exercise training
- pain experienced at rest or movement
- other serious illnesses that preclude participation