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Factors associated with post-stroke suicidal death - Hong JP, Park S, Ahn SH, Kim JS.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to estimate the relative risk of suicidal death compared to the general population and to identify risk factors for suicidal death among stroke patients. METHODS: Our sample consisted of 7175 patien...
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm 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

The experience of recurrent fallers in the first year after stroke - Walsh ME, Galvin R, Williams DJP, Harbison JA, Murphy S, Collins R, McCabe DJH, Crowe M, Horgan NF.
PURPOSE: Understanding the experiences of fallers after stroke could inform falls-prevention interventions, which have not yet shown effectiveness in this population. The aim of this study was to explore the experience of recurrent fallers post-stroke in r...
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Walking on uneven terrain in healthy adults and the implications for people after stroke - Hawkins KA, Clark DJ, Balasubramanian CK, Fox EJ.
BACKGROUND: One third of individuals after stroke report an inability to walk in the community. Community mobility requires walking adaptability - the ability to adjust one's stepping pattern to meet environmental demands and task goals. Walking on uneven ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A survey to explore what information, advice and support community-dwelling people with stroke currently receive to manage instability and falls - Shovlin E, Kunkel D.
PURPOSE: To describe and determine the benefits of the information and support services currently offered to people with stroke experiencing instability and falls. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey study. Two hundred and fifty-six surveys were sent...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The increased risk of stroke in early insomnia following traumatic brain injury: a population-based cohort study - Ao KH, Ho CH, Wang CC, Wang JJ, Chio CC, Kuo JR.
This study aims to investigate whether insomnia is a potential risk factor for stroke after TBI, especially early insomnia. METHOD...
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk of falling in a stroke unit after acute stroke: the Fall Study of Gothenburg (FallsGOT) - Persson CU, Kjellberg S, Lernfelt B, Westerlind E, Cruce M, Hansson PO.
This study aimed to investigate incidence of falls and different baseline variables and their association with falling during hospitalization in a stroke unit among patients with acute stroke. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SET...
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effects of different montages of transcranial direct current stimulation on the risk of falls and lower limb function after stroke - Andrade SM, Ferreira JJA, Rufino TS, Medeiros G, Brito JD, da Silva MA, Moreira RN.
BACKGROUND: Stroke is associated with high rates of falling and severe impairment of lower limb in patients who survive. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyze the effectiveness of different montages of transcranial direct current stimulat...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Telemedicine-guided education on secondary stroke and fall prevention following inpatient rehabilitation for Texas patients with stroke and their caregivers: a feasibility pilot study - Jhaveri MM, Benjamin-Garner R, Rianon N, Sherer M, Francisco G, Vahidy F, Kobayashi K, Gaber M, Shoemake P, Vu K, Trevino A, Grotta J, Savitz S.
INTRODUCTION: The aftermath of stroke leaves many consequences including cognitive deficits and falls due to imbalance. Stroke survivors and families struggle to navigate the complex healthcare system with little assistance posthospital discharge, often le...
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Stroke while driving: frequency and association with automobile accidents - Inamasu J, Nakatsukasa M, Tomiyasu K, Mayanagi K, Nishimoto M, Oshima T, Yoshii M, Miyatake S, Imai A.
The objectives of this study were to (1) report the frequency of stroke while driving and (2) evaluate its...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology 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 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Thermoregulatory response to exercise after exertional heat stroke - Sagui E, Beighau S, Jouvion A, Trichereau J, Cornet D, Berthelot RC, Canini F, Gr élot L.
BACKGROUND: After one episode of exertional heat stroke (EHS), risk factors must be identified to determine the potential for subsequent episodes. One of these risk factors, core body temperature (Tco) kinetics during strenuous exercise, may be a surrogate...
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factors for falls in community stroke survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Xu T, Clemson L, O'Loughlin K, Lannin NA, Dean C, Koh G.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the risk factors for falls in community stroke survivors. DATA SOURCES: A comprehensive search for articles indexed on MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsychINFO, Cochrane Library, and Web of Science databases was conducted. STUDY SELECTION:...
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Option price model and evaluation of time saving effect for emergency patient of heat stroke - Morisugi M, Mori R, Sakamoto N, Nakajima K, Ohno E.
Time saving for emergency patient like as a case of heat stroke is eagerly anticipated especially in recent society of Japan. Though implementation new arterial high-standard road may make a considerable contribution, however in practical management, the w...
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes 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 - August 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Dancing to death: a case of heat stroke - Nadesan K, Kumari C, Afiq M.
Heat stroke is a medical emergency which may lead to mortality unless diagnosed early and treated effectively. Heat stroke may manifest rapidly, hence making it difficult to differentiate it from other clinical causes in a collapsed victim.(1) We are prese...
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Factors predicting falls and mobility outcomes in patients with stroke returning home after rehabilitation who are at risk of falling - Ng MM, Hill KD, Batchelor F, Burton E.
OBJECTIVE: To identify factors predicting falls and limited mobility in people with stroke at 12 months after returning home from rehabilitation. DESIGN: Observational cohort study with 12 month follow-up. SETTING: Community. PARTICIPANTS: People w...
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Research progress in the multiple organ dysfunction syndrome caused by heat stroke - Yang M, Zhang Y, Zhao Y, Kang H.
OBJECTIVE: Heat stroke (HS) is a life-threatening illness characterized by core body temperatures above 40 °C coupled with central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction, including delirium, convulsions, and/or coma. Its morbidity has increased dramatically in ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Effect of visuospatial neglect on spatial navigation and heading after stroke - Aravind G, Lamontagne A.
BACKGROUND: Visuospatial neglect (VSN) impairs the control of locomotor heading in post-stroke individuals, which may affect their ability to safely avoid moving objects while walking. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to compare VSN+ and VSN- stroke individuals...
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Gait change is associated with cognitive outcome after an acute ischemic stroke - Sagnier S, Renou P, Olindo S, Debruxelles S, Poli M, Rouanet F, Munsch F, Tourdias T, Sibon I.
BACKGROUND: Cognition and gait have often been studied separately after stroke whereas it has been suggested that these two domains could interact through a cognitive-motor interference. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of gait changes on cogni...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Falls are associated with lower self-reported functional status in patients after stroke - van der Kooi E, Schiemanck SK, Nollet F, Kwakkel G, Meijer JW, Lambert van de Port IG.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between falls and functional status after stroke. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of data from the randomised, controlled FIT-Stroke trial. Outcomes were measured at the time of discharge from inpatient rehabilitat...
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Discriminative and predictive validity of the short-form activities-specific balance confidence scale for predicting fall of stroke survivors - An S, Lee Y, Lee D, Cho KH, Lee G, Park DS.
[Purpose] The present study aimed to investigate the discriminative validity of the short-form activities-specific balance confidence scale (ABC scale) in predicting falls, and its validity. [Subjects and Methods] 43 stroke survivors were identified as a g...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Gait asymmetry, ankle spasticity, and depression as independent predictors of falls in ambulatory stroke patients - Wei TS, Liu PT, Chang LW, Liu SY.
BACKGROUND: Falls are the leading cause of injury in stroke patients. However, the cause of a fall is complicated, and several types of risk factors are involved. Therefore, a comprehensive model to predict falls with high sensitivity and specificity is ne...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The role of the environment in falls among stroke survivors - Wing JJ, Burke JF, Clarke PJ, Feng C, Skolarus LE.
BACKGROUND: Stroke survivors' risk of falls may be particularly sensitive to the environment due to deficits such as visuospatial neglect or homonymous hemianopia. We sought to identify the prevalence of falls among stroke survivors and investigate the pos...
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical and biochemical characteristics of exertional heat stroke among paratroopers in Agra, India - Deshwal R, Tiwari D, Singh R.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical profile, biochemical parameters and outcome in a series of 78 patients of heat stroke admitted and treated in a military hospital in India. METHODS: This was a prospective study in a m...
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The relationship between objective balance, perceived sense of balance, and fear of falling in stroke patients - Oguz S, Dem ırbüken İ, Kavlak B, Acar G, Yurdalan SU, Polat MG.
The objective of our study was to investigate the relationship between objective balance, fear of falling, and perceived sense of balance (PSB) in stroke patients. METHODS: Seventy patients aged 18-65 years with chronically developed hem...
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Relationships between environmental factors and participation in adults with traumatic brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury: a cross-sectional multi-center study - Wong AWK, Ng S, Dashner J, Baum MC, Hammel J, Magasi S, Lai JS, Carlozzi NE, Tulsky DS, Miskovic A, Goldsmith A, Heinemann AW.
PURPOSE: To develop and evaluate a model of environmental factors-participation relationships for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, and spinal cord injury (SCI), and test whether this model differed across three diagnostic groups, as well ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Physiological arousal accompanying postural responses to external perturbations after stroke - Pollock CL, Carpenter MG, Hunt MA, Gallina A, Vieira TM, Ivanova TD, Garland SJ.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine simultaneously the level of physiological arousal and the postural response to external perturbations in people post-stroke compared to age-matched controls to build a more comprehensive understanding of ...
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

American football and fatal exertional heat stroke: a case study of Korey Stringer - Grundstein A, Knox JA, Vanos J, Cooper ER, Casa DJ.
On August 1, 2001, Korey Stringer, a Pro Bowl offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, became the first and to date the only professional American football player to die from exertional heat stroke (EHS). The death helped raise awareness of the dangers ...
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Responses to gait perturbations in stroke survivors who prospectively experienced falls or no falls - Punt M, Bruijn SM, Roeles S, van de Port IG, Wittink H, van Dieen JH.
BACKGROUND: Steady-state gait characteristics appear promising as predictors of falls in stroke survivors. However, assessing how stroke survivors respond to actual gait perturbations may result in better fall predictions. We hypothesize that stroke surviv...
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Heat acclimation regulates the autophagy-lysosome function to protect against heat stroke-induced brain injury in mice - Yi J, He G, Yang J, Luo Z, Yang X, Luo X.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The mechanisms underlying the protective role of heat acclimation (HA) in heat stroke (HS)-induced brain injury are still unclear. The autophagy-lysosome pathway is known to pay an important role in protecting stressed or diseased cells fr...
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Shifting gears: an inpatient medical record audit and post-discharge survey of return-to-driving following stroke/transient ischaemic attack - Frith J, Warren-Forward H, Hubbard I, James C.
This study investigates the provision of return-to-driving education in the acute hospital set...
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Evaluation of the impact of exercise of gait on a treadmill on balance of people who suffered from cerebral stroke - Dru żbicki M, Przysada G, Guzik A, Kwolek A, Brzozowska-Magoń A, Sobolewski M.
PURPOSE: The aim of the study is to define the impact of exercise on a treadmill on static balance and stability of posture in a group of patients after cerebral stroke rehabilitated in a late period, with an application of a treadmill with the function of...
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Facilitators for traveling with local public transport among people with mild cognitive limitations after stroke - Stahl A, M ånsson Lexell E.
INTRODUCTION: Previous research of how people with stroke manage public transport has mainly focused on barriers due to physical limitations whereas the influence of cognitive limitations is scarce. There is also a lack of knowledge of facilitators that ca...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of two risk-prediction models for recurrent falls in the first year after stroke: a prospective cohort study - Walsh ME, Galvin R, Boland F, Williams D, Harbison JA, Murphy S, Collins R, Crowe M, McCabe DJ, Horgan F.
BACKGROUND: several multivariable models have been derived to predict post-stroke falls. These require validation before integration into clinical practice. The aim of this study was to externally validate two prediction models for recurrent falls in the f...
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Walking through apertures in individuals with stroke - Muroi D, Hiroi Y, Koshiba T, Suzuki Y, Kawaki M, Higuchi T.
OBJECTIVE: Walking through a narrow aperture requires unique postural configurations, i.e., body rotation in the yaw dimension. Stroke individuals may have difficulty performing the body rotations due to motor paralysis on one side of their body. The prese...
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Clinical validation of the nursing outcome falls prevention behavior in people with stroke - de Sousa Costa AG, de Araujo TL, Cavalcante TF, Oliveira Lopes MV, Oliveira-Kumakura AR, Chaves Costa FB.
PURPOSE: To review the nursing outcome, Fall Prevention Behavior, and clinically validate its indicators in people with stroke. METHODS: A methodological study performed with 106 patients in two outpatient clinics, from July to September of 2013. T...
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Predicting home and community walking activity post-stroke - Fulk GD, He Y, Boyne P, Dunning K.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Walking ability post-stroke is commonly assessed using gait speed categories developed by Perry et al. The purpose of this study was to reexamine factors that predict home and community ambulators determined from real-world walking ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

An exploration of factors influencing physical activity levels amongst a cohort of people living in the community after stroke in the south of England - Jackson S, Mercer C, Singer BJ.
PURPOSE: To explore factors influencing physical activity (PA) reported by people living in rural/semi-rural communities in the south of England post-stroke, and to understand relationships between personal, interpersonal and environmental barriers and sel...
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes 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

A systematic review of the effect of  physical exercise on cognition in stroke and traumatic brain injury patients - Vanderbeken I, Kerckhofs E.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether physical exercise enhances cognition following TBI or stroke. DATA SOURCES: Studies were identified through searches of PubMed, ScienceDirect and the reference lists of papers that were included for full-text evaluation. Med...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Driving restrictions post-stroke: physicians' compliance with regulations - M årdh S, Mårdh P, Anund A.
OBJECTIVE Suffering a stroke might lead to permanent cognitive and/or physical impairment. It has been shown that these impairments could have an impact on the individual's fitness to drive. In Sweden, as in many other countries, there are regulations on d...
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Risk of fractures after stroke: results from the Ontario Stroke Registry - Kapral MK, Fang J, Alibhai SM, Cram P, Cheung AM, Casaubon LK, Prager M, Stamplecoski M, Rashkovan B, Austin PC.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the risk of fractures after stroke. METHODS: Using the Ontario Stroke Registry, we identified a population-based sample of consecutive patients seen in the emergency department or hospitalized with stroke (n = 23,751) or TIA...
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Balance evaluation techniques and physical therapy in post-stroke patients: A literature review - Lendraitien ė E, Tamošauskaitė A, Petruševičienė D, Savickas R.
A stroke (cerebrovascular accident - CVA) is a significant social-economic issue. Approximately 15-30% of all patients develop life-long disability, 20% require over 3 months of specialized care in healthcare institutions, and the majority of the patients ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 2, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology 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

Virtual reality reflection therapy improves balance and gait in patients with chronic stroke: randomized controlled trials - In T, Lee K, Song C.
BACKGROUND Virtual reality reflection therapy (VRRT) is a technically enhanced version of the mirror therapy concept. The aim of this study was to investigate whether VRRT could improve the postural balance and gait ability of patients with chronic stroke....
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Update on pharmacotherapy for stroke and traumatic brain injury recovery during rehabilitation - Liepert J.
This article evaluates whether specific drugs are able to facilitate motor recovery after stroke or improve the level of consciousness, cognitive, or behavioral symptoms after traumatic brain injury. RECENT FINDINGS: After stroke, seroto...
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Primary and secondary gait deviations of stroke survivors and their association with gait performance - Kim HS, Chung SC, Choi MH, Gim SY, Kim WR, Tack GR, Lim DW, Chun SK, Kim JW, Mun KR.
[Purpose] Stroke survivors exhibit abnormal pelvic motion and significantly deteriorated gait performance. Although the gait of stroke survivors has been evaluated at the primary level pertaining to ankle, knee, and hip motions, secondary deviations involv...
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Study of acceleration of center of mass during sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit in patients with stroke - Na E, Hwang H, Woo Y.
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to compare the center of mass during sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit activities in the timed up and go test between healthy subjects and patients with stroke. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty healthy participants and thir...
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Feasibility of using Tetrax biofeedback video games for balance training in patients with chronic hemiplegic stroke - Hung JW, Yu MY, Chang KC, Lee HC, Hsieh YW, Chen PC.
BACKGROUND: Decreased weight bearing on the affected lower limb and poor weight shifting are common after a stroke occurs. The Tetrax biofeedback system is a center-of-pressure controlled video game system designed for patients with balance deficits. Altho...
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news