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Synonyms for stroke

Synonyms for stroke

(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain

a light touch

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a light touch with the hands

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(golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club

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the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew

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anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause

a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information

a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing

a single complete movement

touch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions

strike a ball with a smooth blow

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row at a particular rate

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treat gingerly or carefully

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Virtual-reality balance training with a video-game system improves dynamic balance in chronic stroke patients.
ExploringTheta Burst Stimulation as an intervention to improve motor recovery in chronic stroke.
However, the improvements in Box and Blocks score seen here are similar to the gains observed in a prior home-based telerehabilitation study with chronic stroke subjects that incorporated virtual line-tracking with a finger goniometer, which reported changes of 2.
Page SJ, Fulk GD, Boyne P Clinically important differences for the upper-extremity Fugl-Meyer Scale in peopIe with minimaI to moderate impairment due to chronic stroke.
2] peak, cardiovascular health (lower resting blood pressure, heart rate) and measures of functional capacity but the majority of research has been performed in chronic stroke.
For people with chronic stroke, something like yoga in a group environment is cost effective and appears to improve motor function and balance," Arlene Schmid, lead researcher of the study from Indiana University, said.
SAN ANTONIO -- Regular sessions of arm and hand movement rehabilitation exercises helped chronic stroke patients significantly improve their motor capacity, motor skills, and ability to perform daily activities in a randomized study with 127 Veterans Affairs patients.
This report presents qualitative accounts from a pilot clinical study of six chronic stroke subjects.
Interestingly, stairs training has been included in community-based group programs for people with chronic stroke (Eng et al 2003).
In patients with chronic stroke and impaired hand movements, electrical somatosensory stimulation (ESS) of the median nerve of the affected hand appears to enhance motor function, according to results of a small study conducted in Germany.
Plasma fibrinogen levels were found significantly higher in chronic stroke patients compared to normal controls (Tsuda et al.
We included chronic stroke patients (n = 47) along with control patients obtained from Open Access Series of Imaging Studies (OASIS).
Under the contract extension, Angel Biotechnology will continue manufacturing a cell bank and clinical grade material in connection with chronic stroke disability therapy.
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