The Effects of Functional Action-Observation Training on Gait Ability in Patients With Chronic Stroke

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Trial Description

This study aimed to examine the effects of functional action observation training on gait ability in chronic stroke patients.



  • Functional action observation training Other
    Intervention Desc: the Four Square Step Test (FSST) performance video for enhancing the dynamic balance and the video including participants' daily activities to increase the gait ability such as walking in a corridor, walking around the hospital, walking to the therapy room, coming out of the ward after opening and closing the door of it, coming in and out of toilet, shifting their blue plate. and bringing something from a refrigerator were produced and watched.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Functional action observation training
  • General action observation training Other
    Intervention Desc: step 1, looking at the front, while walking comfortably; step 2, looking left and right, while walking; step 3, looking up and down, while walking; step 4, looking at the front, left and right, up and down while walking. After 15 minutes of watching the video, the exercise program with a therapist was conducted to increase the gait ability, for 15 minutes.
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: General action observation training group


Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary temporal gait variables 8 weeks