Sedentary Behavior After Stroke
Physical Disabilities

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This week, Natalie and Jessica interview Emily Kringle about sedentary behavior following stroke. We discuss why sedentary behavior is so problematic, how OTs can assess sedentary behavior, and how we can intervene to promote health.

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