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Table 3 Mean (SD) outcomes at week 0, 8, 26 and mean (95% CI) difference between time points

From: High-intensity treadmill training and self-management for stroke patients undergoing rehabilitation: a feasibility study

Outcome Times Difference between times**
  Week 0
(n = 40)
Week 8
(n = 35)
Week 26
(n = 34)
Week 8 minus week 0 Week 26 minus week 0
Physical activity
Accelerometry (steps/day)
3024 (1955) 5773 (2943) 6664 (3371) 2749 (933 to 4564) 3640 (1734 to 5545)
Walking distance
6-min Walk Test (m)
277 (142) 368 (144) 402 (141) 110 (23 to 196) 125 (40 to 210)
Walking speed
10-m Walk Test (m/s)
0.72 (0.29) 0.99 (0.36) 1.01 (0.33) 0.24 (0.05 to 0.42) 0.33 (0.17 to 0.50)
Cardiorespiratory fitness*
VO2 peak (ml/kg/min)
11.0 (3.3)
n = 14
13.6 (3.3)
n = 20
14.9 (4.1)
n = 24
2.2 (− 0.2 to 4.5)
n = 6
4.7 (1.8 to 7.5)
n = 6
  1. *Missing VO2 data due to unavailability of metabolic system
  2. **Differences between times are the average of paired differences