Effects on the Recovery of Motor Function, Change ECG and Troponin I According to Different Amounts Exercise in Ischemic Stroke Patients

운동적용 시간량이 허혈성 뇌졸중 환자의 운동기능회복과 심전도 및 Troponin I 에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Myung-Chul (Department of Physical Therapy, Eulji University) ;
  • Oh, Hyun-Ju (Department of Physical Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Science, Daegu University)
  • 김명철 (을지대학교 물리치료학과) ;
  • 오현주 (대구대학교 대학원 재활과학과)
  • Received : 2010.07.26
  • Accepted : 2010.11.11
  • Published : 2010.11.30


Purpose : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of motor function recovery and change of the heart function factors(ECG & Troponin I) with ischemic stroke patients by different amounts(times) exercise. Methods : Forty-six consecutive chronic hemiparetic patients with cerebral infarct were randomly assigned to two groups: Group 1 (exercise time 60 minutes/day) and Group 2 (exercise time 120 minutes/day). Types of exercise included static bicycle, isokinetic exercise, and standing or gait exercise on a treadmill. Outcome measures included the level of motor recovery (Fugl-Meyer Scale, FMS) and heart function (ECG and Troponin I), and measurements were performed three times: pre-test, 8 weeks and 12 weeks. Results : There was a significantly different change of motor function recovery and ECG between two groups during treatment period. Especially there were significantly change period of pre-test to 8 weeks on ECG and pre-test to 12 weeks on motor function recovery. But Troponin I has no significantly different change between two groups during treatment period. Also there was no significantly different change of motor function recovery and ECG and Troponin I with between two groups during treatment period. Conclusion : The exercise program improved motor function and change ECG without Troponin I in two groups. The result of this study shows that no matter how different amounts of exercise to effect of motor function recovery and heart function test in chronic patients with cerebral infarct.


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