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The effects of a home-based arm ergometry exercise programme on physical fitness, fatigue and activity in polio survivors: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

  • Deirdre Murray1, 2Email author,
  • Dara Meldrum1,
  • Roisin Moloney2,
  • Anna Campion2,
  • Frances Horgan1 and
  • Orla Hardiman3
BMC Neurology201212:157

Received: 25 April 2012

Accepted: 5 December 2012

Published: 13 December 2012

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25 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Deirdre Murray
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-12-157

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Authors’ Affiliations

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Physiotherapy Department, Beaumont Hospital
Department of Neuroscience Beaumont Hospital and Trinity College Dublin