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The effect of independent practice of motor tasks by stroke patients: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Pollock, A.S. and Durward, B. and Rowe, P.J. and Paul, J.P. (2002) The effect of independent practice of motor tasks by stroke patients: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, 16 (5). pp. 473-480. ISSN 0269-2155

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Abstract

Investigates the effect of independent practice of sitting balance as an addition to standard physiotherapy treatment for patients with stroke. Measures the Proportion of patients achieving 'normal' symmetry of weight distribution during sitting, standing, rising to stand, sitting down, and reaching.