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Determining the optimal dose of reactive balance training after stroke: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial - Mansfield A, Inness EL, Danells CJ, Jagroop D, Bhatt T, Huntley AH.
INTRODUCTION: Falls risk poststroke is highest soon after discharge from rehabilitation. Reactive balance training (RBT) aims to improve control of reactions to prevent falling after a loss of balance. In healthy older adults, a single RBT session can lead...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Cortical priming strategies for gait training after stroke: a controlled, stratified trial - Madhavan S, Cleland BT, Sivaramakrishnan A, Freels S, Lim H, Testai FD, Corcos DM.
BACKGROUND: Stroke survivors experience chronic gait impairments, so rehabilitation has focused on restoring ambulatory capacity. High-intensity speed-based treadmill training (HISTT) is one form of walking rehabilitation that can improve walking, but its ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Integrating women into ground close combat roles: an opportunity to reflect on universal paradigms of arduous training - Friedl KE, Gifford RM.
At a stroke, opening infantry roles to women has introduced a biological dimorphism among soldiers, with profound implications at every level, from metabolism and endocrinology, to fitness and strength, to psychology and ethnography.1 2 As women begin to p...
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Therapeutic effect of AiWalker on balance and walking ability in patients with stroke: a pilot study - Zhang F, Li K, Wu D, Chen P, Dou Z.
BACKGROUND: AiWalker is a newly developed robot-assisted gait training system, which features over-ground walking paradigm and somatosensory stimulation during training compared to commonly-used robot-assisted gait training devices (e.g. Lokomat). However,...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Effectiveness of respiratory muscle training for pulmonary function and walking ability in patients with stroke: a systematic review with meta-analysis - Pozuelo-Carrascosa DP, Carmona-Torres JM, Laredo-Aguilera JA, Latorre-Rom án P, Párraga-Montilla JA, Cobo-Cuenca AI.
BACKGROUND: Neurological dysfunction due to stroke affects not only the extremities and trunk muscles but also the respiratory muscles. AIM: to synthesise the evidence available about the effectiveness of respiratory muscle training (RMT) to improv...
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Boxing training in patients with stroke causes improvement of upper extremity, balance, and cognitive functions but should it be applied as virtual or real? - Ersoy C, Iyigun G.
BACKGROUND: Upper extremity hemiparesis is one of the most common post-stroke disabilities requiring rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE: To compare the effects of virtual and real boxing training in addition to neurodevelopmental treatment on the upper extremit...
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of innovative hip-knee-ankle interlimb coordinated robot training on ambulation, cardiopulmonary function, depression, and fall confidence in acute hemiplegia - Park C, Oh-Park M, Dohle C, Bialek A, Friel K, Edwards D, Krebs HI, You JSH.
BACKGROUND: While Walkbot-assisted locomotor training (WLT) provided ample evidence on balance and gait improvements, the therapeutic effects on cardiopulmonary and psychological elements as well as fall confidence are unknown in stroke survivors. OBJE...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Effects of oculomotor and gaze stability exercises on balance after stroke: clinical trial protocol - Pimenta C, Correia A, Alves M, Virella D.
HIGHLIGHTS: Balance problems after stroke are an important risk factor for falling.The inability to maintain balance decreased potential for recovery.This trial assesses the effect of oculomotor and gaze stability training on balance. BACKGROUND: T...
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Relationship between walking ability of patients with stroke and effect of body weight-supported treadmill training - Mori H, Tamari M, Maruyama H.
[Purpose] Reports on the amount of unloading maximizing walking ability in patients with stroke are limited. The effect of body weight-supported treadmill training (BWSTT) in patients with stroke has not been clarified. We aimed to investigate the effects ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A randomized controlled study incorporating an electromechanical gait machine, the Hybrid Assistive Limb, in gait training of patients with severe limitations in walking in the subacute phase after stroke - Wall A, Borg J, Vreede K, Palmcrantz S.
Early onset, intensive and repetitive, gait training may improve outcome after stroke but for patients with severe limitations in walking, rehabilitation is a challenge. The Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) is a gait machine that captures voluntary actions and ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Improvements in balance reaction impairments following reactive balance training in individuals with sub-acute stroke: a prospective cohort study with historical control - Schinkel-Ivy A, Huntley AH, Danells CJ, Inness EL, Mansfield A.
Background: Reactive balance training (RBT) has been previously found to reduce fall risk in individuals with sub-acute stroke; however, our understanding of the effects of RBT on specific balance impairments is lacking.Objective: To quantify...
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of visual feedback training using transient Fresnel prism glasses on balance ability in stroke patients without hemispatial neglect - Ha SY, Kim SY, Sung YH.
The center of mass of the body in patients with stroke was oriented toward the nonparetic side. Abnormal weight shift increases the risk of falls. Therefore, many therapists make an effort to help their functional recovery through balance training. Our aim...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of visual feedback training and visual targets on muscle activation, balancing, and walking ability in adults after hemiplegic stroke: a preliminary, randomized, controlled study - Pak NW, Lee JH.
The aim of this randomized, controlled study was to investigate the effect of visual feedback through visual targets on muscle activity, balance, and gait in stroke patients. Patients were recruited from the inpatient unit of a rehabilitation hospital. Twe...
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Virtual reality-based balance training system augmented with operant conditioning paradigm - Kumar D, Sinha N, Dutta A, Lahiri U.
BACKGROUND: Stroke-related sensory and motor deficits often steal away the independent mobility and balance from stroke survivors. Often, this compels the stroke survivors to rely heavily on their non-paretic leg during weight shifting to execute activitie...
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Early body weight-supported overground walking training in patients with stroke in subacute phase compared to conventional physiotherapy: a randomized controlled pilot study - Brunelli S, Iosa M, Fusco FR, Pirri C, Di Giunta C, Foti C, Traballesi M.
Among the new rehabilitation strategies aimed at improving independent walking after stroke, the body weight-support training allows an early and controlled ambulatory training. To date, most available studies are based on treadmill body weight-support (BW...
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The development and feasibility of treadmill-induced fall recovery training applied to individuals with chronic stroke - Pigman J, Reisman DS, Pohlig RT, Wright TR, Crenshaw JR.
BACKGROUND: Exercise has failed to reduce falls in those with chronic stroke. A limitation of traditional exercise is that the motor responses needed to prevent a fall are not elicited (i.e. they lack processing specificity). Balance reactions often requir...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Backward walking observational training improves gait ability in patients with chronic stroke: randomised controlled pilot study - Moon Y, Bae Y.
Backward walking has a positive effect on gait ability. Action observational training is an effective treatment method for stroke neurological disorders. This randomised comparator-controlled pilot study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of backward walkin...
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effects of a community-based walking program on walking ability and fall-related self-efficacy of chronic stroke patients - Lee JM, Moon HH, Lee SK, Lee HL, Park YJ.
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the effects of community-based walking training (CWT) on the walking ability and fall-related self-efficacy of chronic stroke patients and compare the effects of CWT to the conventional walking programs in stro...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Does a perturbation based gait intervention enhance gait stability in fall prone stroke survivors? A pilot study - Punt M, Bruijn SM, van de Port IG, de Rooij IJM, Wittink H, van Dieen JH.
A recent review indicated that perturbation based training (PBT) interventions are effective in reducing falls in older adults and patients with Parkinson's disease. It is unknown whether this type of intervention is effective in stroke survivors. We deter...
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Decreasing fear of falling in chronic stroke survivors through cognitive behavior therapy and task-oriented training - Liu TW, Ng GYF, Chung RCK, Ng SSM.
In this study, we evaluated (1) whether cognitive behavior therapy could augment the beneficial effects ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Use of a gaming platform for balance training following a stroke: a randomized trial - Hsieh HC.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a personal computer (PC) gaming platform as a means of improving postural balance in stroke patients. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 54 stroke patients were enrolled and randomly divided into experimental and control groups. DESIGN...
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Are the effects of internal focus instructions different from external focus instructions given during balance training in stroke patients? A double-blind randomized controlled trial - Kal E, Houdijk H, van der Kamp J, Verhoef M, Pros ée R, Groet E, Winters M, van Bennekom C, Scherder E.
This study aimed to assess if external focus instructions result in greater improvements in motor skill and automaticity compared to internal focus instructions in stroke patients. DESIGN: Double-blind randomized controlled trial. SETTIN...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Home-based balance training using Wii Fit ™: a pilot randomised controlled trial with mobile older stroke survivors - Golla A, Müller T, Wohlfarth K, Jahn P, Mattukat K, Mau W.
BACKGROUND: Several studies have reported that using the Wii ™ Balance Board can provide added value regarding balance (re-)training in neurological diseases. However, for the large group of mobile older stroke survivors, there is no evidence regarding th...
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Does perturbation-based balance training prevent falls among individuals with chronic stroke? A randomised controlled trial - Mansfield A, Aqui A, Danells CJ, Knorr S, Centen A, DePaul VG, Schinkel-Ivy A, Brooks D, Inness EL, Mochizuki G.
OBJECTIVES: No intervention has been shown to prevent falls poststroke. We aimed to determine if perturbation-based balance training (PBT) can reduce falls in daily life among individuals with chronic stroke. DESIGN: Assessor-blinded randomised con...
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of gait training with auditory feedback on walking and balancing ability in adults after hemiplegic stroke: a preliminary, randomized, controlled study - Cha YJ, Kim JD, Choi YR, Kim NH, Son SM.
The aim of this study was to identify a gait training type that better improves the walking and balancing abilities of adult patients with chronic hemiplegic stroke. Single-blinded, randomized, controlled, comparative preliminary study was carried out. Pat...
Source: SafetyLit - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of a 12-month task-specific balance training on the balance status of stroke survivors with and without cognitive impairments in selected hospitals in Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria - Okonkwo UP, Ibeneme SC, Ihegihu EY, Egwuonwu AV, Ezema CI, Maruf FA.
BACKGROUND: Stroke results in varying levels of physical disabilities that may adversely impact balance with increased tendency to falls. This may intensify with cognitive impairments (CI), and impede functional recovery. Therefore,  task-specific balance ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Six hours of task-oriented training optimizes walking competency post stroke: a randomized controlled trial in the public health-care system of South Africa - Knox M, Stewart A, Richards CL.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a minimal dose intervention of six 1-hour sessions of task-oriented circuit gait training including a caregiver over a 12-week period to persons post stroke in the South African public health sector. DESIGN: Stratified, singl...
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and task-oriented balance training in reducing the fear of falling in patients with chronic stroke: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Liu TW, Ng GYF, Ng SSM.
BACKGROUND: The consequences of falls are devastating for patients with stroke. Balance problems and fear of falling are two major challenges, and recent systematic reviews have revealed that habitual physical exercise training alone cannot reduce the occu...
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Virtual obstacle crossing: reliability and differences in stroke survivors who prospectively experienced falls or no falls - Punt M, Bruijn SM, Wittink H, van de Port IG, Wubbels G, van Dieen JH.
INTRODUCTION: Stroke survivors often fall during walking. To reduce fall risk, gait testing and training with avoidance of virtual obstacles is gaining popularity. However, it is unknown whether and how virtual obstacle crossing is associated with fall ris...
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of walking trainings on walking function among stroke survivors: a systematic review - Ilunga Tshiswaka D, Bennett C, Franklin C.
Physical function is often compromised as a result of stroke event. Although interventions propose different strategies that seek to improve stroke survivors' physical function, a need remains to evaluate walking training studies aimed at improving such ph...
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of Pedalo( ®) training on balance and fall risk in stroke patients - Kim DY, Lim CG.
This study sought to examine the effects of Pedalo( ®) training on balance and fall risk in stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty-one subjects with stroke were recruited and randomly allocated into two groups: the Pedalo(®) group (n=15)...
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of virtual reality training using Nintendo Wii and treadmill walking exercise on balance and walking for stroke patients - Bang YS, Son KH, Kim HJ.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of virtual reality training using Nintendo Wii on balance and walking for stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Forty stroke patients with stroke were randomly divided into two exercise pr...
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Repetitive task training for improving functional ability after stroke - French B, Thomas LH, Coupe J, McMahon NE, Connell L, Harrison J, Sutton CJ, Tishkovskaya S, Watkins CL.
BACKGROUND: Repetitive task training (RTT) involves the active practice of task-specific motor activities and is a component of current therapy approaches in stroke rehabilitation. OBJECTIVES: Primary objective: To determine if RTT improves upper l...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Effects of game-based constraint-induced movement therapy on balance in patients with stroke: a single-blind randomized controlled trial - Choi HS, Shin WS, Bang DH, Choi SJ.
OBJECTIVE: The aims of this work were to determine whether game-based constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is effective at improving balance ability in patients with stroke, and to provide clinical knowledge of game-based training that allows applica...
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of virtual reality training on balance and gait ability in patients with stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis - de Rooij IJ, van de Port IG, Meijer JG.
BACKGROUND: Virtual reality (VR) training is considered as a promising novel therapy for balance and gait recovery in patients with stroke. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic literature review with meta-analysis to investiga...
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effects of multidirectional stepping training on balance, gait ability, and falls efficacy following stroke - Park GD, Choi JU, Kim YM.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to determine whether a multidirectional stepping training improves balance, gait ability, and falls efficacy in stroke patients. [Subjects] Firty patients who met the selection criteria and agreed to participate in r...
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of modified trampoline training on balance, gait, and falls efficacy of stroke patients - Hahn J, Shin S, Lee W.
[Purpose] This research was conducted to investigate the effects of modified trampoline training on the balance, gait, and falls efficacy of stroke patients. [Subjects] Twenty-four stroke patients participated in this study. The subjects were randomly allo...
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of dual tasks on balance ability in stroke patients - Song GB, Park EC.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of training using dual tasks on balance ability in stroke patients. [Subjects] Forty stroke patients were divided into a dual-task training group (N = 20) and a single task training group (N ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Effects of treadmill training with the eyes closed on gait and balance ability of chronic stroke patients - Kim YW, Moon SJ.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of treadmill walking with the eyes closed and open on the gait and balance abilities of chronic stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty patients with chronic stroke participated in this s...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of virtual reality games on stroke patients' balance, gait, depression, and interpersonal relationships - Song GB, Park EC.
[Purpose] The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of training using virtual reality games on balance and gait ability, as well as the psychological characteristics of stroke patients, such as depression and interpersonal relationships, by com...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 6, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Walking training and functioning among elderly individuals with stroke: results of a prospective cohort study - Karttunen AH, Kallinen M, Peurala SH, Häkkinen A.
OBJECTIVE: To determine if 65 to 85-year-old individuals 3-36 months post-stroke can improve functioning and quality of life during walking rehabilitation. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study with 6-month follow-up. SETTING: Either an inpatient (three...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 25, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effect of space balance 3D training using visual feedback on balance and mobility in acute stroke patients - Ko Y, Ha H, Bae YH, Lee W.
[Purpose] The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of balance training with Space Balance 3D, which is a computerized measurement and visual feedback balance assessment system, on balance and mobility in acute stroke patients. [Subjects and Me...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 17, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Perturbation training to promote safe independent mobility post-stroke: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Mansfield A, Aqui A, Centen A, Danells CJ, DePaul VG, Knorr S, Schinkel-Ivy A, Brooks D, Inness EL, McIlroy WE, Mochizuki G.
BACKGROUND: Falls are one of the most common medical complications post-stroke. Physical exercise, particularly exercise that challenges balance, reduces the risk of falls among healthy and frail older adults. However, exercise has not proven effective for...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of wii-based balance training on corticomotor excitability post stroke - Omiyale O, Crowell CR, Madhavan S.
The objective was to examine the effectiveness of a 3-week balance training program using the Nintendo Wii Fit gaming system (Nintendo Wii Sports, Nintendo, Redmond, WA) on lower limb corticomotor excitability and other clinical measures in chronic stroke ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 29, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of Fast muscle Activation and Stepping Training (FAST) for improving balance and mobility in sub-acute stroke - Miller KJ, Hunt MA, Pollock CL, Bryant D, Garland S.
BackgroundFollowing stroke, many people have difficulty activating their paretic muscles quickly and with sufficient power to regain their balance by taking quick and effective steps. Reduced dynamic balance and mobility following stroke, or 'walking balan...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A cognitive-balance control training paradigm using Wii Fit to reduce fall risk in chronic stroke survivors - Subramaniam S, Wan-Ying Hui-Chan C, Bhatt T.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE:: The impaired ability to maintain balance while performing higher-level cognitive tasks (cognitive-motor interference) significantly predisposes stroke survivors to risk of falls. We investigated adherence and intervention-related e...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The effect of underwater gait training on balance ability of stroke patients - Park SW, Lee KJ, Shin DC, Shin SH, Lee MM, Song CH.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of underwater treadmill gait training on the balance ability of stroke patients. [Subjects] Twenty-two patients with stroke were randomly assigned to an underwater treadmill group (n =11) o...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Gait training with real-time augmented toe-ground clearance information decreases tripping risk in older adults and a person with chronic stroke - Begg RK, Tirosh O, Said CM, Sparrow WA, Steinberg N, Levinger P, Galea MP.
Falls risk increases with ageing but is substantially higher in people with stroke. Tripping-related balance loss is the primary cause of falls, and Minimum Toe Clearance (MTC) during walking is closely linked to tripping risk. The aim of this study was to...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 24, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical feasibility of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance training post-stroke: a phase II randomized controlled trial in an inpatient setting - Bower KJ, Clark RA, McGinley JL, Martin CL, Miller KJ.
OBJECTIVE:To investigate the feasibility and potential efficacy of the Nintendo Wii™ for balance rehabilitation after stroke.DESIGN:Phase II, single-blind, randomized controlled trial.Setting:Inpatient rehabilitation facility.Subjects:Thirty adul...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Visual cue training to improve walking and turning after stroke: a study protocol for a multi-centre, single blind randomised pilot trial - Hollands KL, Pelton T, Wimperis A, Whitham D, Jowett S, Sackley C, Alan W, Van Vliet P.
BACKGROUND: Visual information comprises one of the most salient sources of information used to control walking and the dependence on vision to maintain dynamic stability increases following a stroke. We hypothesize, therefore, that rehabilitation efforts ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news