Journal article

Increasing time spent engaging in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity by community-dwelling adults following a transient ischemic attack or non-disabling stroke: a systematic review.

Maria Sammut, Natalie Fini, Kirsti Haracz, Michael Nilsson, Coralie English, Heidi Janssen

Disability and Rehabilitation | Informa UK Limited | Published : 2020


Purpose: The risk of recurrent stroke following a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or non-disabling stroke is high. Clinical guidelines recommend this patient population accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity each week to reduce the risk of recurrent stroke. We aimed to identify interventions that increase time adults spend in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity following TIA or non-disabling stroke.Method: We searched thirteen databases for articles of secondary prevention interventions reporting outcomes for duration in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity or exercise capacity.Results: Eight trials were identified (n = 2653). Of these, three (n = 198..

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