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[Hippotherapy--a supplementary treatment for motion disturbance caused by cerebral palsy (author's transl)]
Contributor(s):: Tauffkirchen, E.
[Therapy with the help of a horse - attempt at a situational analysis (author's transl)]
Contributor(s):: Riesser, H.
Does Hippotherapy Improve Gross Motor Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy?
Contributor(s):: Rachel Y. Maestas
Cerebral palsy (CP) refers to a group of non-progressive disorders of movement and posture caused by abnormal development of, or damage to, motor control centers of the brain. CP is caused by events before, during, or after birth. The abnormalities of muscle control that define CP are often...
Long-term effects of robotic hippotherapy on dynamic postural stability in cerebral palsy
Contributor(s):: Young Joo Cha, Megan Stanley, Tim Shurtleff, Joshua S. H. You
Dynamic postural instability is a common neuromuscular impairment in cerebral palsy (CP), which often includes balance dysfunction and an associated risk of serious falls. Robotic hippotherapy has recently become a widespread clinical application to facilitate postural core stabilization,...
Therapist-Designed Adaptive Riding in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Results of a Feasibility Study
Contributor(s):: Angsupaisal, M., Visser, B., Alkema, A., Meinsma-van der Tuin, M., Maathuis, C. G., Reinders-Messelink, H., Hadders-Algra, M.
The life-changing power of the horse: Equine-assisted activities and therapies in the U.S.
Contributor(s):: Erika L. Berg, Amy Causey
Throughout the centuries, the horse and human relationship has evolved from one of sustenance to one of partnership. Historically, the idea of horses being partnered with humans in a therapeutic capacity is evident from writings of the ancient Greeks to documentation by European physicians and...
Hippotherapy as a Tool for Improving Motor Skills, Postural Stability, and Self Confidence in Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis
Contributor(s):: Sarah Long
Hippotherapy utilizes the three dimensional movement of the horse to improve balance, strength, coordination, and postural symmetry in those with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or related neuromuscular disorders. The forward, side-to-side, and rotational movement of the horse provides the...
Physiological demands of therapeutic horseback riding in children with moderate to severe motor impairments: an exploratory study
Contributor(s):: Bongers, B. C., Takken, T.
Contributor(s):: Meregillano, G.
Effects of hippotherapy on people with cerebral palsy from the users' perspective: a qualitative study
Contributor(s):: Debuse, D., Gibb, C., Chandler, C.
Improvements in muscle symmetry in children with cerebral palsy after equine-assisted therapy (hippotherapy)
Contributor(s):: Benda, W., McGibbon, N. H., Grant, K. L.
Non conventional psychiatric rehabilitation in schizophrenia using therapeutic riding: the FISE multicentre Pindar project
Contributor(s):: Stefania Cerino, Francesca Cirulli, Flavia Chiarotti, Stefano Seripa
The FISE (Federazione Italiana Sport Equestri) Pindar is a multicentre research project aimed at testing the potential effects of therapeutic riding on schizophrenic patients. Twenty-four subjects with a diagnosis of schizophrenia were enrolled for a 1 year-treatment involving therapeutic riding...
Immediate and long-term effects of hippotherapy on symmetry of adductor muscle activity and functional ability in children with spastic cerebral palsy
Contributor(s):: McGibbon, N. H., Benda, W., Duncan, B. R., Silkwood-Sherer, D.
Changes in dynamic trunk/head stability and functional reach after hippotherapy
Contributor(s):: Shurtleff, T. L., Standeven, J. W., Engsberg, J. R.
Study of the therapeutic effects of an advanced hippotherapy simulator in children with cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial
Contributor(s):: Herrero, P., Asensio, A., Garcia, E., Marco, A., Olivan, B., Ibarz, A., Gomez-Trullen, E. M., Casas, R.
Does horseback riding therapy or therapist-directed hippotherapy rehabilitate children with cerebral palsy?
| Contributor(s):: Sterba, J. A.
A randomized controlled trial of the impact of therapeutic horse riding on the quality of life, health, and function of children with cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Rosenbaum, Peter
Interview with a practitioner. Hippotherapy: Cathy Delinger, P.T. and Terri Cummins, Horse Expert
Therapeutic effects of a horse riding simulator in children with cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Silva e Borges, M. B., Werneck, M. J., da Silva Mde, L., Gandolfi, L., Pratesi, R.