Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke, a handbook for evidence-based practice

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke

a handbook for evidence-based practice

Edited by Gillian E Mead, MB BChir, MA, MD, FRCP, Reader in Geriatric Medicine/Honorary Consultant Geriatrician, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scotland; British Association of Stroke Physicians-Scientific Committee; British Geriatrics Society-Academic and Research Committee; Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network: member of guideline development group for stroke and Frederike van Wijck, BSc, MSc, PhD, MCSP, FHEA, Reader in Neurological Rehabilitation, Institute for Applied Health Research, School for Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland,UK.


Part 1. Essentials of stroke care

1. What is a stroke?

2. The management of stroke

3. Post stroke problems

Part 2. Foundations for exercise and fitness training after stroke

4. Physical fitness and function after stroke

5. Evidence for exercise and fitness training after stroke

6. Understanding and enhancing exercise behaviour after stroke

7. Communication: getting it right

8. One stroke survivor?s journey

Part 3. Practical applications of exercise and fitness training after stroke

9. Preparing for exercise after stroke

10. Designing and delivering an exercise and fitness training programme to stroke survivors

11. Evaluating exercise and fitness training after stroke: outcome assessment

Part 4. Exercise after stroke: service design and guidelines

12. Models of exercise after stroke service design

13. Guidelines for exercise after stroke service design

14. Conclusions

Glossary