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Table 2 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Increasing upper limb training intensity in chronic stroke using embodied virtual reality: a pilot study

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
 • Ischemic or hemorrhagic minor-to-moderate (0 < NIHSS < 16) stroke with hemiparesis and experiencing arm motor difficulties
 • At least 6 months after stroke incident
 • Maximum 4 on the Medical Research Council Scale (MRCS) for shoulder elevation and elbow flexion/extension
 • 18 years and older
 • First ever stroke
• Participating in another movement treatment study at the time of the present study
• Severe cognitive impairment (Mini Mental Status Examination score < 18 points)
• Orthopedic impairment or visual disorders limiting the treatment
• Unable to give informed consent form
• Risk of epileptic seizures