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Hochstenbach, J.; And Others – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1996
Patients (N=165) under 75 who had suffered a stroke in the past 5 years completed a Sickness Impact Profile. Analysis of results indicated the influence of stroke on everyday functioning. Chronic psychosocial disabilities, independent of the degree of physical disability, were reported in fifty-two percent of the patients. This psychosocial…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adjustment (to Environment), Adults, Chronic Illness
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Bohannon, Richard W. – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1992
This study attempted to (1) determine whether stroke patients (n=20) can safely increase their walking speed above that of comfortable walking; (2) describe the relationship between comfortable and maximum safe walking speed; and (3) examine correlations between maximum and comfortable speeds and a functional walking score. Subjects were able to…
Descriptors: Adults, Cardiovascular System, Exercise, Exercise Physiology