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A secondary analysis of data from the OPTICARE randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of extended cardiac rehabilitation on functional capacity, fatigue, and participation in society

  • Published on April 20, 2019

Objective In this secondary analysis of data from the OPTICARE trial, we compared the effects of two behavioral interventions integrated into cardiac rehabilitation to standard rehabilitation with regard to functional capacity, fatigue, and participation in society. Design This is a randomized controlled trial. Setting This study was conducted in a ...


0944 A Comparison Of Medical-grade Actigraphy Devices With Polysomnography During Inpatient Rehabilitation For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Published on April 12, 2019

Introduction Sleep disturbances in TBI population can have negative consequences on physical, psychological and cognitive recovery. While polysomnography (PSG) is the gold standard for evaluating sleep disorders, actigraphy has been widely used to screen for sleep-wake disorders, especially ones that change longitudinally. In a small sample of TBI patients (n=50, ...


Changes in Intensity and Duration of Walking among Older Adults from In-Patient Geriatric Rehabilitation to Home

  • Published on October 15, 2018

Purpose We compared walking in hospital and on discharge from in-patient geriatric rehabilitation. Method: Participants included 28 adults (22 women) with a mean age of 85.4 (SD 6.8) years, ambulating independently with planned discharge to the community. Steps per day, short and long walking bouts, and cadence (steps per minute) were measured using an ...


The Impact of the Immediate Postoperative Prosthesis on Patient Mobility and Quality of Life after Transtibial Amputation

  • Published on Jul 6, 2016

Background: The immediate postoperative prosthesis has been purported to allow early mobilization with potential physical and psychologic benefits to patients. This study used accelerometers and validated questionnaires to prospectively examine activity level and quality of life data for patients receiving an immediate postoperative prosthesis after transtibial amputation. Methods: A total ...