Effects of Regular Brisk Walking in Chronic Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Stroke onset > or = 6 months
- Able to walk without human assistance (may use walking aid)
- Sign informed consent form
- Approval from physician for participation in study
- Live in Belgium or in Benin

Exclusion Criteria

- cardiac history of active unstable angina, recent (less than 3 months) myocardial infarction, or congestive heart failure
- orthopedic, circulatory, or chronic pain conditions restricting exercise;
- dementia;
- severe receptive or global aphasia with inability to follow 2-step commands;
- co-morbid non-stroke neurological disorder that impairs mobility (e.g. MS or Parkinson's);