Oxygen Consumption Required by Stroke Patients During Completion of the Modified Rivermead Mobility Index (MRMI)
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The aim of this study was to measure the oxygen consumption and peak heart rate achieved during Modified Rivermead Mobility Index (MRMI) assessment in age-matched, healthy and stroke patients, and assess the efficacy of the MRMI tasks for aerobic training in patients with stroke.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
50 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
stroke unit of local hospital and community groups
diagnosis of hemisphere stroke
aged fifty or above
ambulatory with/ without walking aid
had ability to provide informed consent and understand the evaluation procedures
brainstem and cerebellar lesion
unconscious or drowsy
musculoskeletal, respiratory or other disease that may limit activity of daily livings