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Systematic review found that progressive resistance exercise training increased muscle strength in people with cerebral palsy and was maintained for at least 11 weeks, when compared to no intervention

This systematic review aimed to estimate the effects of progressive resistance exercise compared to either no intervention or an alternative intervention on strength, activity, and participation outcomes in people with cerebral palsy. Randomised controlled trials, …

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Systematic review found that aerobic exercise during pregnancy may reduce the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus and gestational hypertension. Interventions were varied and the certainty of the evidence was not assessed.

Commonly occurring pregnancy complications include gestational diabetes mellitus and gestational hypertension. Evidence to date regarding the effects of exercise on pregnancy complications and outcomes is inconsistent. This systematic review aimed to estimate the effects of …

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Systematic review found that there were no differences between home-based exercise programs and centre-based exercise programs for improving upper-limb impairments and activity limitations in adults with stroke

This systematic review aimed to estimate the effects of home-based exercises compared to centre-based exercises on improving motor dexterity, recovery, strength, upper-limb movement performance, upper-limb movement quality and participation in people with acute to chronic …

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Systematic review found that supervised exercise-based rehabilitation may result in large increases in exercise capacity for people with pulmonary hypertension

This Cochrane systematic review aimed to estimate the effects of supervised exercise-based rehabilitation compared with usual care or no exercise-based rehabilitation on the primary outcomes; exercise capacity, serious adverse events and health-related quality of life …

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Systematic review found that prescribed home exercise programs with an additional digital intervention increased exercise adherence in the short-term when compared to interventions without additional digital interventions

This systematic review aimed to estimate the effects of an additional digital intervention compared to no digital intervention on adherence to a prescribed home exercise program in people with a diagnosed clinical condition. This was …

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