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  1. Physical therapy treatments incorporating equine movement: a pilot study exploring interactions between children with cerebral palsy and the horse

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    | Contributor(s):: Lightsey, P., Lee, Y., Krenek, N., Hur, P.

    BACKGROUND: Physical therapy treatments incorporating equine movement are recognized as an effective tool to treat functional mobility and balance in children with cerebral palsy (CP). To date, only a few studies examined kinematic outputs of the horses and children when mounted. In this pilot...

  2. Effectiveness of equine-assisted therapies for improving health outcomes in people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Suárez-Iglesias, D., Bidaurrazaga-Letona, I., Sanchez-Lastra, M. A., Gil, S. M., Ayán, C.

  3. Effects of hippotherapy on postural balance, functional mobility, self-perceived fatigue, and quality of life in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: Secondary results of an exploratory clinical trial

    | Contributor(s):: Moraes, Andréa Gomes, Neri, Silvia G. R., Motl, Robert W., Tauil, Carlos Bernardo, von Glehn, Felipe, Corrêa, Éber Castro, de David, Ana Cristina

  4. Multi-tissue and multi-isotope (δ13 C, δ15 N, δ18 O and 87/86 Sr) data for early medieval human and animal palaeoecology

    | Contributor(s):: Leggett, Sam, Rose, Alice, Praet, Estelle, Le Roux, Petrus

  5. Effects of carprofen, meloxicam and butorphanol on broiler chickens' performance in mobility tests

    | Contributor(s):: Hothersall, B., Caplen, G., Parker, R. M. A., Nicol, C. J., Waterman-Pearson, A. E., Weeks, C. A., Murrell, J. C.

  6. Gymnastic Training of Hippotherapy Horses Benefits Gait Quality When Ridden by Riders with Different Body Weights

    | Contributor(s):: de Oliveira, K., Clayton, H. M., Dos Santos Harada, É

  7. Assistive Device Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Profile of Canadians Using Hearing, Vision, and Mobility Devices in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

    | Contributor(s):: Ishigami, Yoko, Jutai, Jeffrey, Kirkland, Susan

    There is increasing recognition that using assistive devices can support healthy aging. Minimizing discomfort and loss of function and increasing independence can have a substantial impact physically, psychologically, and financially on persons with functional impairments and resulting activity...

  8. Historical Perspective of Euthanasia in Veterinary Medicine

    | Contributor(s):: Cooney, K.

  9. The effect of qualitative feed restriction in broiler breeder pullets on fear and motivation to explore

    | Contributor(s):: Tahamtani, Fernanda M., Riber, Anja B.

    Restrictively fed broiler breeders are known to have increased motivation to explore and reduced fearfulness because hunger increases the motivation to search for and to acquire food, forcing the birds to face and engage with aversive stimuli that they would otherwise avoid. The aim of this study...

  10. The non-visual image of the city: how blind and visually impaired white cane users conceptualize urban space

    | Contributor(s):: Šakaja, Laura

  11. Measuring the Benefits of Guide Dog Mobility with the Orientation and Mobility Outcomes (OMO) Tool

    | Contributor(s):: Deverell, Lil, Bradley, Jane, Foote, Paula, Bowden, Melinda, Meyer, Denny

    Guide dog (GD) mobility is part of the broader field of Orientation and Mobility, but there is a service gap between the numbers of people who have a GD and those who could benefit from GD mobility. There is also a shift in the GD industry from standardized GD services that focus on dog...

  12. Genesis Assistance Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Julie Collins

    Genesis Assistance Dogs are beautifully bred Golden Retrievers from Championship bloodlines. Our dogs are typically more structurally sound than dogs who are bred to be family pets. It is vital that our dogs are able to tirelessly perform their important duties. Health clearances are sought for:...

  13. Professionally- and Self-Trained Service Dogs: Benefits and Challenges for Partners With Disabilities

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    | Contributor(s):: Yamamoto, M., Hart, L. A.

    It has been widely reported that service dogs offer benefits to their human partners, however, it is unclear whether the expanding methods of training and roles of service dogs for their partners with various disabilities also provide similar benefits. This study aimed to investigate the...

  14. 10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS

    | Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.

  15. Mira

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    Founded in 1981, Mira is a non-profit organization that offers free guide dogs and service dogs to people living with visual impairments and physical disabilities and to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  16. Using animal communication strategy (ACS) for MANET routing

    | Contributor(s):: T. Manimegalai, C. Jayakumar, G. Gunasekaran

    A mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) is a network of wireless nodes with high mobility. Mobile nodes change their position quickly in any direction and speed, and follow an infrastructure-less network. Although there are many mobility models and protocols available to find the path between any two...

  17. Dog and Pony Show: New Guidance for Service Animals in the School Setting

    | Contributor(s):: Cossler, Christine T.

  18. Mobility of a guide dog team in Singapore: A case study

    | Contributor(s):: Bohan, Danial Bin, James, Chan Tuck Wah

  19. Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2

    | Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian

  20. Metazoa Ludens: Mixed-Reality Interaction and Play for Small Pets and Humans

    | Contributor(s):: Cheok, A. D., Tan, Rtkc, Peiris, R. L., Fernando, O. N. N., Soon, J. T. K., Wijesena, I. J. P., Sen, J. Y. P.