Dr. Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA Associate Professor at the University of Kansas joins us to talk about physical activity and exercise after stroke. She discusses physical activity levels after stroke, how to encourage patients to be more active, exercise dosage, and exercise testing, including the use of a recumbent stepper to conduct submaximal exercise testing. Dr. Billinger also talks about her current research examining cerebral blood flow during exercise.
The Stroke Special Interest Group is part of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy – www.neuropt.org.
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