Journal article

Personal and social factors that influence physical activity levels in community-dwelling stroke survivors: A systematic review of qualitative literature.

Karl R Espernberger, Natalie A Fini, Casey L Peiris

Clinical Rehabilitation | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To determine the personal and social factors perceived to influence physical activity levels in stroke survivors. DATA SOURCES: Four electronic databases (MEDLINE, CINAHL, PubMed and Embase) were searched from inception to November 2020, including reference and citation list searches. STUDY SELECTION: The initial search yielded 1499 papers, with 14 included in the review. Included articles were peer-reviewed, qualitative studies, reporting on the perceived factors influencing physical activity levels of independently mobile community-dwelling adults, greater than 3 months post stroke. DATA EXTRACTION: Data extracted included location, study aim, design, participant and recruitmen..

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