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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Grants

Awarded by Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leaders Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

Stroke Foundation of Australia Early Career Grant (2019), Hunter Medical Research Institute, and Nancy and Vic Meyer Stroke Prevention Fund (2020). CE was supported by a Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leaders Fellowship (#101777).