THIS SPECIAL POPULATIONS COLUMN PROVIDES A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF STROKE AND THE POTENTIAL BENEFITS ENDURANCE TRAINING AND RESISTANCE TRAINING CAN HAVE FOR IMPROVING PHYSICAL HEALTH AND FUNCTION IN MEDICALLY STABLE STROKE SURVIVORS. THIS COLUMN PROVIDES EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS WITH PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLIENTS WHO ARE MEDICALLY CLEARED STROKE SURVIVORS.
1Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut; and
2Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey
Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.
The One-On-One Column provides scientifically supported, practical information for personal trainers who work with apparently healthy individuals or medically cleared special populations.
COLUMN EDITOR: Paul Sorace, MS, RCEP, CSCS*D
Peter Ronai is an associate clinical professor of Exercise Science at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Paul Sorace is a clinical exercise physiologist for the Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Center at Hackensack University Medical Center .