Home-based Respiratory Training After Stroke

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Stroke survivors will be eligible if they: were >3 months and <5 years after their last episode of stroke; were >20 years of age; their maximal inspiratory pressure was <80 cmH2O or maximal expiratory pressure was <90 cmH2O [18]; were not undertaking any respiratory training; and were able to provide informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria

Subjects will be excluded if they had cognitive deficits, facial palsy, associated respiratory diseases, or unstable conditions which might prevent measurement or training; or undergone thoracic or abdominal surgery.