- •Paretic lower limb strength and mobility are predictors of physical health-related quality of life.
- •Faster mobility, lower age, and comorbidities predicted better social integration.
- •Poor recovery of strength and mobility affects community reintegration poststroke.
Main Outcome Measures
List of abbreviations:6MWT (6-minute walk test), BBS (Berg Balance Scale), CB&M (Community Balance and Mobility Scale), HRQoL (Health-related quality of life), MCS (Mental Component Summary), PCS (Physical Component Summary), SF-36 (36-Item Short Form Health Survey), SIPSO (Subjective Index of Physical and Social Outcome), TUG (Timed Up and Go)
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Supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grant no. HSF SRA #5974.
Clinical Trial Registration No.: NCT00400712.