The Safety and Tolerability of an Aerobic and Resistance Exercise Program With Cognitive Training Post-stroke

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosis of ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke
- Modified Rankin Score (mRS) of <4 at screening
- Recently discharged from the hospital or rehabilitation program
- Male or female ≥18 years of age
- Less than ideal physical activity ≥ 3 months prior to enrollment (less than ideal physical (as defined by the American Heart Association)
- Able to walk ≥10 meters with or without assistance

Exclusion Criteria

- Unable to follow instructions for exercise and cognitive interventions
- Any uncontrolled medical condition expected to limit life expectancy or interfere with participation in the trial (i.e. unstable cancer, severe depression or anxiety by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria)
- Abnormal stress test, as determined by the treating physician (unless cardiology clearance provided)
- Active substance abuse or alcohol dependence
- Less than 6th grade reading level
- Uncorrected vision or hearing deficits that would preclude administration of the cognitive measures
- Unwilling or unable to provide written informed consent