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Stroke

Getting a kinematic handle on reach-to-grasp: a meta-analysis

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 29/05/2018

Background and objectives Reach-to-grasp is an essential everyday activity that is often impaired after stroke. The objectives of this review are: (1) identify differences in the kinematic ...

NIHR Signal: Exercise therapy may still improve balance when started a long time after a stroke

Frontline article - Posted on 11/05/2018

In the first of our regular series from the National Institute for Health Research, we look at stroke. ...

NICE appoints physiotherapist to key stroke committee

News item - Posted on 13/02/2018

13 February 2018 CSP member Jaimie Shepherd has joined a national committee to review guidelines for the diagnosis and initial ...

Towards Upright Pedalling to drive recovery in people who cannot walk in the first weeks after stroke: movement patterns and measurement

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 28/11/2017

Objectives To examine whether people who are within 31 days of stroke onset are able to produce controlled lower limb movement, and phasic activity in antagonistic lower limb muscle groups, during ...

Stop strokes: diet and activity keep stroke at bay

Frontline article - Posted on 27/10/2017

A healthy diet and moderate activity keep stroke at bay, says nutritionist Shefalee Loth. Physiotherapy staff are all too ...

Physical activity participation in community dwelling stroke survivors: synergy and dissonance between motivation and capability. A qualitative study

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 25/08/2017

Objectives The evidence supporting benefits of physical activity (PA) on fitness, functioning, health and secondary prevention after stroke is compelling. However, many stroke survivors remain ...

Your comments: 21 June 2017

Frontline article - Posted on 19/06/2017

Here are your comments on topics covered by us. We look forward to hearing your views and opinions on all related articles. Please email us at frontline@csp.org.uk ; ...

Editor's comment: community care

Frontline article - Posted on 19/06/2017

Frontline managing editor Lynn Eaton writes about her post-election visit to a community team in Oxfordshire. I had the ...

UK therapists' book on constraint induced movement therapy gets Russian translation

News item - Posted on 08/06/2017

8 June 2017 A book about constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT), written by two British therapists, is gaining global attention ...

Physio findings: peer feedback can enhance quality of care

Frontline article - Posted on 07/04/2017

In our latest round-up on research based articles, Caroline White looks at how peer feedback can enhance quality of care and Katherine Jones asks questions about research and physiotherapy practice. ...

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