Monthly Archives: January 2016

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Stroke Foundation grants awarded to CRE members

Erin Godecke, Kathryn Hayward and Andrew Bivard received Stroke Foundation grants for 2016. Erin and Kathryn received Future Leader grants. Andrew received a grant for his Morafinil in Debilitating fatigue after Stroke (MIDAS) project. The Stroke Foundation provided more than $312,000 to eleven Australian researchers, underpinning new research and supporting future leaders in stroke. Professor [...]

Professor Michael Nilsson comments on leadership

Professor Michael Nilsson was featured in 'Hunter Headline' and commented on leadership and creative thinking. Michael said: Growing up in the Swedish system with a team-orientated culture, I have always applied an inclusive leadership style. read more

Energy expenditure and cost during walking after stroke: A systematic review

This paper systematically reviewed the evidence to determine energy expenditure (EE) in VO2ml/kg/min and energy cost (EC) in VO2 ml/kg/m during walking post-stroke and how it compares to healthy controls. After screening the full text of 144 potentially eligible studies, the authors included 29 studies (501 stroke survivors, 123 healthy controls), including participants with confirmed [...]