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dc.contributor.authorKilbride, C-
dc.contributor.authorNorris, M-
dc.contributor.authorTheis, N-
dc.contributor.authorMohagheghi, AA-
dc.date.accessioned2014-02-06T11:18:53Z-
dc.date.available2014-02-06T11:18:53Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationOpen Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 1(2), 40 - 51, 2013en_US
dc.identifier.issn2332-1822-
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=39929en
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/8002-
dc.descriptionThis article has been made available through the Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund. Copyright @ 2013 Cherry Kilbride et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study evaluated the effectiveness of a twelve-week community-based functional training on measures of impairment, activity and participation in a group of stroke survivors. Isometric strength of the knee musculature, Centre-Of-Pressure (COP) based measures of balance, Berg Balance Scale (BBS), 10 m walk test, and the Subjective Index of Physical and Social Out come (SIPSO), were recorded at baseline, post-intervention, and after twelve weeks (follow-up). Exercise instructors delivered training once a week in a group format at a community centre. Significant improvement was noted in the BBS (p < 0.002), and 10 m walk speed (p = 0.03) post intervention which remained unchanged at follow-up. Total SIPSO score improved significantly post-intervention (p = 0.044). No other significant differences and no adverse effects were observed. It is possible that functional training provided more opportunity for the improvement of dynamic aspects of balance control that could be captured by the BBS but not with the traditional measures of balance using COP data. Results also suggest positive effects on the level of participation, and lack of association between measures of impairment and activity. Community based functional training could be effective and used to extend access to rehabilitation services beyond the acute and sub-acute stages after stroke.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipLondon Borough of Hillingdonen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherScientific Research Publishing Inc.en_US
dc.subjectBalanceen_US
dc.subjectCentre-of-pressureen_US
dc.subjectFunctional trainingen_US
dc.subjectHemiplegiaen_US
dc.subjectICFen_US
dc.subjectRehabilitationen_US
dc.subjectStrengthen_US
dc.subjectStrokeen_US
dc.titleAction for Rehabilitation from Neurological Injury (ARNI): A pragmatic study of functional training for stroke survivorsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojtr.2013.12008-
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