Inclusion CriteriaSubjects in this study will:
- be aged over 50 years.
- be between one week and three months after stroke when recruited to the study;
- have been independently mobile indoors, with or without aids, before the stroke;
- have some voluntary movement in the paretic lower limb i.e. score above 28/100 on the lower limb section of the Motricity Index43;
- demonstrate adequate orientation and communication (be able to complete a one-stage command using the non-paretic upper limb e.g. point at the ceiling).
In addition those who agree to participate in TMS measurement will have no contraindications to TMS.