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  1. Tassujen tohinaa ja hännän heilutuksia : Harjoitusesimerkkejä ikääntyneen kehotietoisuuden tukemiseksi koira-avusteisen fysioterapian keinoin toteutettuna

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    | Contributor(s):: Maria Maljanen

    Koira-avusteinen fysioterapia on Suomessa vielä vähän tunnettu terapiamuoto. Koiran käyttöä eläinavusteisessa terapiassa voidaan perustella biofilia teorian, sosiaalisen tuen teorian, kognitiivisen käyttäytymisteorian sekä kiintymyssuhdeteorian...

  2. A simulation study of the effect of therapeutic horseback riding : a logistic regression approach

    | Contributor(s):: Jeanette Pauw

    Therapeutic horseback riding (THR) uses the horse as a therapeutic apparatus in physical and psychological therapy. This dissertation suggests a more appropriate technique for measuring the effect of THR. A research survey of the statistical methods used to determine the effect of THR was...

  3. Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry

    | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan

    Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....

  4. Transition to adulthood: The experience of youth with physical disabilities living with a service dog

    | Contributor(s):: Modlin, Susan Jane

    The focus of this qualitative descriptive study is the experience of physically disabled young people as they transition into adulthood while living with a service dog. The cornerstone of young adulthood is transition. For any young adult leaving home, the transition involves inter- and...

  5. The Feasibility of Implementing Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapy Curriculum in Higher Education

    | Contributor(s):: Colston, Calyn Marie

  6. The Effects of a Five-Day Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program on the Standing and/or Sitting Balance of Children Ages 8-18 with a Wide Variety of Disabling Diagnoses as Measured by the Functional Reach Test and the Modified Functional Reach Test

    | Contributor(s):: Richard A. Chaperon, Pamela A. Staszewski, Heather L. Vavrina

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect that a five-day horseback riding program had on the standing and/or sitting balance of children ages eight to eighteen afflicted with a variety of disabling diagnoses. The stated hypothesis is that after participating in a five-day session of...

  7. 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

  8. An evaluation of an animal-assisted therapy program in an adult inpatient hospital rehabilitation unit

    | Contributor(s):: Markovich, Kristen M.

  9. National survey on equine assisted therapy: An exploratory study of current practitioners and programs

    | Contributor(s):: McConnell, Patricia J.

  10. Describing Animal-Assisted Therapy within the occupational therapy profession

    | Contributor(s):: Medalion, Leeat

  11. Animal-assisted therapy services for adult cancer patients: A grant proposal

    | Contributor(s):: Moorhouse, Julia

  12. Giddy up! Therapeutic horseback riding for children with autism spectrum disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Rischke, Alexis

  13. Emotional benefits of dog ownership: Impact of the presence of a pet dog on owners' responses to negative mood induction

    | Contributor(s):: Beals, Eve E.

  14. "Look Mum, no hands!": the effects of increasing opportunities for choice-making and independence for children with disabilities when using a Riding for the Disabled programme.

    | Contributor(s):: Bingham, Amie Olga

  15. The effects of therapeutic horseback riding on classroom attention of special education students

    | Contributor(s):: Button, Sharon Sue

  16. The Role of Therapy Dog in Facilitating Social Interaction for Autistic Children: An Experimental Study on Animal-assisted Play Therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Fung, Suk Chun

  17. L'utilisation de la zootherapie en intervention sociale

    | Contributor(s):: Harvey, Johanie

  18. The effects of non-surgical interventions on osteoarthritis-like changes in the mouse knee

    | Contributor(s):: Wendy K. Anemaet, Anna Plaas (adviser), William Haley (adviser)

    Osteoarthritis (OA) is a debilitating condition affecting over 21 million persons in the United States. This number is expected to rise in the coming decades. Treatment approaches for OA focus on symptom modifying measures (i.e., pain relief) as disease modifying interventions do not currently...