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Remodelling the protocol of lower limb constraint-induced movement therapy: a pilot randomized controlled trial

During constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT), the tasks practiced have been traditionally measured using hours. Recent studies have indicated that it is equally effective and easier when the number of repetitions is used for this purpose. Aim: The aim of this

Published in 21(4) Keywords: , , , ,

Number of repetitions versus duration in hours as dose measures of task practice during constraint-induced movement therapy: A pilot randomized controlled trial

Background: Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is used in rehabilitation of the upper limbs after stroke. However, its protocol, especially the issue of doses, seems not clear as duration of task practice in hours is used as a measure of dose.

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Developing a tool for objective assessment of trunk balance in people with stroke: A pilot study

Loss of trunk functions following stroke ranks among the major causes of balance impairment and falls. This pilot study was aimed at developing and testing a tool to objectively assess trunk balance in post-stroke individuals. A total of 20 participants

Published in 2017, 21 (1) Keywords: , , ,

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