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  1. As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais

    Contributor(s):: Ana Rita de Brito da Graça Serrano Ferreira

    O presente estudo insere-se no Mestrado em Educação Especial, Domínio Cognitivo e Motor, e tem como objetivo identificar através das Terapias Assistidas por Cães, benefícios nos indivíduos com Perturbações do Desenvolvimento, capazes...

  2. 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,...

  3. Intervention for an Adolescent With Cerebral Palsy During Period of Accelerated Growth

    Contributor(s):: Reubens, R., Silkwood-Sherer, D. J.

  4. The Efficacy of Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies on Improving Physical Function

    Contributor(s):: Rigby, B. R., Grandjean, P. W.

  5. The Effect of Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Balance in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Homnick, Tamara D., Henning, Kim M., Swain, Charlene V., Homnick, Douglas N.

  6. Stir-n-Up Hope

    Stir-N-Up Hope is a Not-For-Profit organization that provides free therapeutic riding sessions to handicapped individuals. The program is seasonal, running from spring to fall. Riders are taught to groom, tack, lead, and ride. Games are also incorporated to work on areas of special needs.Riders...

  7. Hippotherapy

    | Contributor(s):: Travis, Stacey, Miller, Freeman

  8. Effects of Hippotherapy on Psychosocial Aspects in Children With Cerebral Palsy and Their Caregivers: A Pilot Study

    | Contributor(s):: Jang, C. H.

  9. Stability in children with cerebral palsy...Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Conference, 3-4 October 2015, Hong Kong

    | Contributor(s):: Prakash, R. Harihara, Jayachandran, R.

  10. Effects of hippotherapy on postural stability in cerebral palsy: report of a case

    | Contributor(s):: Fernández-Gutiérrez, C., Apolo-Arenas, M. D., Martínez-García, Y., Caña-Pino, A.

  11. Animal assisted adapted physical activity for children with Cerebral Palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Nicole Johnson, Amanda Tepfer, Wendy Baltzer, Megan MacDonald

    Cerebral Palsy is a muscle movement disorder caused by an insult to the immature developing brain before birth. Children with Cerebral Palsy generally have impaired movement, exaggerated joints, floppiness or rigidity of limbs and torso, abnormal posture, involuntary movement, and unsteady...

  12. Therapeutic riding: its effects on gait and gross moter function in children with cerebral palsy.

    | Contributor(s):: Low, SA, Collins, GR, Dhagat, CL, Hanes, PM, Adams, JN, Fischback, RH

  13. Long-term effects of hippotherapy on one child with cerebral palsy: a research case study

    | Contributor(s):: Shurtleff, T., Engsberg, J.

  14. Does swimming with dolphins have any health benefits for children with cerebral palsy?

    | Contributor(s):: Baverstock, A., Finlay, Fiona O.

  15. Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Dog's Influence on Occupational Therapy Outcomes of a Child with Cerebral Palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Emily Howell-forbes, Kathryn Marxen

    Objectives: The purpose of this pilot study was to compare differences between traditional occupational therapy (OT) and OT delivered with a dog and handler, or animal-assisted therapy (AAT), on selected treatment goals for a 3-year-old child with cerebral palsy.Methods: This mixed-methods...

  16. 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.

  17. Effect of hippotherapy on gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial

    | Contributor(s):: Kwon, J. Y., Chang, H. J., Yi, S. H., Lee, J. Y., Shin, H. Y., Kim, Y. H.

  18. Socio-Psychological Aspects of Animal Therapy in Treating Children Suffering from Forms of Dysontogenesis

    | Contributor(s):: Nikolskaya, Anastasia V.

    Positive and negative aspects of animal therapy using are discussed. Research of 30 case studies is displayed that pet therapy is a good therapeutic tool in approximately 60% of cases. To diagnose possible problems in families which have got a dog as a "therapist" for the child suffering from...

  19. Reliability of gait and balance measures in children with cerebral palsy, and immediate effects of a hippotherapy session on gait and balance measures in children with cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: McGee, Margaret Carolyn

  20. Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study

    | Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine