Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training in Chronic Stroke Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: July 1, 2009
Last updated: July 6, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
The study is designed to investigate (1) the effects of task-oriented aerobic exercise training on cardiorespiratory fitness, cerebral blood flow, oxygenation, functional performance, and physical activity in patients with chronic stroke. (2) the association between outcomes

Condition Intervention
Cerebrovascular Accident
Other: Exercise training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training on Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cerebral Blood Flow in Chronic Stroke Patients

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • symptom-limited exercise test [ Time Frame: 12 wks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • transcranial Doppler measurement [ Time Frame: 12 wks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Other: Exercise training
aerobic exercise training
Other Name: Exercise


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • poststroke duration > 6 months
  • MMSE > 22

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe cardiovascular disease
  • depression
  • dementia
  • other disease affect the testing of the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00931671

National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ying-Tai Wu, National Taiwan University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00931671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200710039R 
Study First Received: July 1, 2009
Last Updated: July 6, 2009
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Physical fitness
Cerebral circulation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases

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