This site became the new on June 19th. Learn more.
Show more Menu IMPORTANT: Listing of a study on this site does not reflect endorsement by the National Institutes of Health. Talk with a trusted healthcare professional before volunteering for a study. Read more... Menu IMPORTANT: Talk with a trusted healthcare professional before volunteering for a study. Read more... Menu
Give us feedback

Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training in Chronic Stroke Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital 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
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Task-Oriented Aerobic Exercise Training on Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cerebral Blood Flow in Chronic Stroke Patients

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • symptom-limited exercise test [ Time Frame: 12 wks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • transcranial Doppler measurement [ Time Frame: 12 wks ]

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   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its 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 Identifier: NCT00931671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200710039R
Study First Received: July 1, 2009
Last Updated: July 6, 2009

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on August 18, 2017