Evaluation of Autonomic Modulation in Stroke After Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Treadmill Training

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- present hemiparesis due to stroke for more than 6 months;
- Commitment mild or moderate motor in the lower member (20 to 31 points), according to the scores of Fugl-Meyer test
- comfortable walking speed on the ground between 0.3 and 1.15 m / s;
- Rating between levels 04-06 on Functional Mobility Scale (FMS) - Functional Mobility Scale and ambulate at least 50 meters
- Presentation of the AVE imaging
- Science Signature regarding the free and informed consent (WIC).

Exclusion Criteria

- present cognitive impairment (mini mental) with scores below 24 points;
- visual impairment that may interfere with the performance of the tests;
- severe heart failure (congestive heart failure, angina, peripheral vascular disease), pacemaker use, β-blockers and propranolol;
- contraindications to the use of tDCS (brain implants of metal clips near the region to be stimulated, history of recurrent seizures, recurrent epilepsy and brain tumors, brain pacemaker and / or plates or metal devices in place of stimulation tDCS)
- irregular menstrual cycle or be in the menstrual period during the evaluation;
- No medical certificate for treadmill exercise test