Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
Effect of dual task training for improving balance in people with cerebrovascular accident
Author(s): Pramod Gayasamudre, Suresh Kumar T
Abstract: Background: Everyday life involves many dual task situations, in which a person needs to do two or more things simultaneously. Without the ability to carry out these types of simultaneous movements the ability to cope with everyday life is severely impaired. Dual task training aims to improve the ability to do two or more things simultaneously and thus reduce the risk of falling. This study was done to evaluate the effect of dual task training to improve balance in stroke patient. Methodology: 40 hemiplegic patient stroke patient who gave their consent for the study were asked to perform the task. The patient given with balance training. The patient given with primary and secondary task and asked to do simultaneously to the patient. The patient were asses before and after the test. Result: result shows that there is comparison between group A and group B mean value of group A and group B 45.90 and 50.30 respectively. The t-value were 5.299 and p<0.0001. Conclusion: this study concluded that there is significant improvement in giving dual task training than conventional exercises on balance function in stroke patients.