Previous studies show that engaging in physical activity such as treadmill walking and cycling after a stroke can improve a survivor’s quality of life. A new study demonstrates that regular, brisk outdoor walking can improve a stroke survivor’s physical fitness as well as quality of life. The study, which was recently published in the journal Stroke, shows that patients can improve physical activity without the need for exercise equipment and they can do this at their convenience while walking with friends and family. Carron Gordon, Ph.D., lead author of the study and a lecturer in the physical therapy department at […]Continue reading Brisk Walking After Stroke Improves Survivors’ Lives
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