Journal article

Secondary Prevention of Stroke: Study Protocol for a Telehealth-Delivered Physical Activity and Diet Pilot Randomized Trial (ENAbLE-Pilot)

Coralie English, John R Attia, Julie Bernhardt, Billie Bonevski, Meredith Burke, Margaret Galloway, Graeme J Hankey, Heidi Janssen, Suzanne Kuys, Richard I Lindley, Elizabeth Lynch, Dianne L Marsden, Michael Nilsson, Emily R Ramage, Catherine M Said, Neil J Spratt, Karly Zacharia, Lesley Macdonald-Wicks, Amanda Patterson

CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES | KARGER | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Increasing physical activity (PA) and improving diet quality are opportunities to improve secondary stroke prevention, but access to appropriate services is limited. Interventions co-designed with stroke survivors and delivered by telehealth are a potential solution. AIM: The aim of this study is to test the feasibility, safety, and potential efficacy of a 6-month, telehealth-delivered PA and/or dietary (DIET) intervention. METHODS: Pilot randomized trial. 80 adults with previous stroke who are living at home with Internet access and able to exercise will be randomized in a 2 × 2 factorial (4-arm) pilot randomized, open-label, blinded outcome assessment trial to receive PA, DIET,..

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