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  1. Effect of hippotherapy in the global motor coordination in individuals with Down Syndrome

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    | Contributor(s):: Marcy Wilhelm-South, Valéria Sovat de Freitas Costa, Hudday Mendes da Silva, Monique de Azevêdo, André Ribeiro da Silva, Ludmila Lucena Pereira Cabral, Jonatas de França Barros

    Introduction: Down syndrome (DS) of all genetic syndromes is the most common. In Hippotherapy, three-dimensional movements, provided by horse walking, awaken in the body of children with DS a large amount of sensory and neuromuscular stimuli, which directly interfere with overall development...

  2. Perceptions of animal physiotherapy amongst Irish veterinary surgeons

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    | Contributor(s):: Aoife Doyle, Frances Horgan

    The aim of this study was to investigate veterinary surgeons’ perceptions, knowledge and use of animal physiotherapy in the Republic of Ireland. A questionnaire was developed and sent to 200 veterinary surgeons, of which 97 were returned. Results indicated that 77 (79%) of respondents were aware...

  3. Equine physiotherapy: a comparative view of the science underlying the profession

    | Contributor(s):: McGowan, C. M., Stubbs, N. C., Jull, G. A.