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There is a need to determine if an exercise program that focuses on improving aerobic exercise will be beneficial for amputees in comparison to the traditional therapy programs. This study sought to answer this research question. It was hypothesized that an aerobic therapy program would improve quality of life, strength, and decrease PTSD episode frequency.
Boiling Springs, NC
aerobic therapy, lower-leg amputees, veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), quality of life
Medicine and Health Sciences | Movement and Mind-Body Therapies | Rehabilitation and Therapy | Sports Sciences
Russell, Kristin, "The Effects of an Aerobic Exercise Program on Strength and Quality of Life in Lower-Leg Amputees with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" (2019). EXSI 432: Research Methods in Exercise Science: Research Proposal Posters. 56.