AExaCTT - Aerobic Exercise and Consecutive Task-specific Training for the upper limb after stroke: Protocol for a randomised controlled pilot study
Sarah R Valkenborghs, Milanka M Visser, Ashlee Dunn, Kirk I Erickson, Michael Nilsson, Robin Callister, Paulette van Vliet
Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications | ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2017
The authors would like to acknowledge Catrina Sturmberg, Gillian McMinn, Jake Johnson, Rachel Vignos, and Kelly Rice, from the University of Newcastle, for their assistance with data collection. We would also like to thank all of the participants who have volunteered their time for this study thus far. To date, funding has been received from the National Stroke Foundation seed grant and the Faculty of Health and Medicine research equipment grant, University of Newcastle. Sarah Valkenborghs, Milanka Visser and Ashlee Dunn are PhD students supported by the University of Newcastle. Sarah Valkenborghs and Ashlee Dunn are also funded by Jennie Thomas Medical Research grants. In-kind support is provided by the Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition and the Priority Research Centre for Stroke and Brain Injury, University of Newcastle, as well as the Centre of Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery, Hunter Medical Research Institute. These funding groups had no role in the design of the study, data collection process, analysis or interpretation of data, or in the writing and submission of this manuscript.