Professional Stroke Education Inventory Search

Aerobic Exercise has 2 resource(s).

FAME: Fitness and Mobility Exercise Program

Description/Date:

This is a community-based exercise program developed for people with stroke and who have some standing and walking ability. It has been shown that this program improves mobility, cardiovascular fitness and arm and hand function. A physical therapist or occupational therapist instructs the patient in the program to then complete independently. It is important to note that better outcomes are achieved if the patient has family, friends or a caregiver who can assist with the program.

Developer/Owner:

Developed in Vancouver, Canada by Janice Eng (PhD, PT/OT) with invaluable assistance from Andrew Dawson (MD, FRCP), Daniel Marigold (PhD) and Marco Pang (PhD, PT).

Funding was provided from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon.

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: An instruction manual can be downloaded from the University of British Columbia website at: http://neurorehab.med.ubc.ca/fame/

Target: PT, OT, Assistant Staff, Nurses and other care providers.

Guidelines for Community Based Exercise Programs for People with Stroke

Description/Date:

This document is intended to help exercise providers deliver safe and effective exercise programs to stroke survivors in a variety of community settings.

Developer/Owner:

Developed by the Guidelines for Community Based Exercise Programs for People with Stroke Working Group and endorsed by the Ontario Stroke Network (October 2010).

Website: http://corhealthontario.ca

Access and Target User/Learner:

Access: http://corhealthontario.ca/OSN-Post-Stroke-Community-Based-Exercise-Guidelines-2016-Final.pdf

Target: Exercise providers working with stroke survivors in a variety of community settings.