FAST INdiCATE Trial protocol. Clinical efficacy of functional strength training for upper limb motor recovery early after stroke: Neural correlates and prognostic indicators

Valerie M Pomeroy, Nick S Ward, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Paulette van Vliet, Jane Burridge, Susan M Hunter, Roger N Lemon, John Rothwell, Christopher J Weir, Alan Wing, Andrew A Walker, Niamh Kennedy, Garry Barton, Richard J Greenwood, Alex McConnachie

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Functional strength training in addition to conventional physical therapy could enhance upper limb recovery early after stroke more than movement performance therapy plus conventional physical therapy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)240-245
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Issue number2
Early online date12 Sep 2013
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014


  • functional strength training
  • movement performance therapy
  • neuroimaging
  • physical therapy
  • rehabilitation
  • stroke
  • upper limb

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