Animal-Assisted Therapy Improves Communication and Mobility among Institutionalized People with Cognitive Impairment
| Contributor(s):: Rodrigo-Claverol, M., Malla-Clua, B., Marquilles-Bonet, C., Sol, J., Jové-Naval, J., Sole-Pujol, M., Ortega-Bravo, M.
Disorders of communication, social relationships, and psychomotricity are often characterized by cognitive impairment, which hinders daily activities and increases the risk of falls. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of an animal-assisted therapy (AAT) program in an institutionalized...
An equine-assisted therapy intervention to improve pain, range of motion, and quality of life in adults and older adults with arthritis: A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: White-Lewis, S., Johnson, R., Ye, S., Russell, C.
Immediate effect of horse riding simulator on adductor spasticity in children with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial
| Contributor(s):: Hemachithra, C., Meena, N., Ramanathan, R., Felix, A. J. W.
Hippotherapy in Rehabilitation Care for Children With Neurological Impairments and Developmental Delays: A Case Series
| Contributor(s):: Kraft, K. A., Weisberg, J., Finch, M. D., Nickel, A., Griffin, K. H., Barnes, T. L.
Kinematic analysis of sit to stand by persons with rheumatoid arthritis supported by a service dog
| Contributor(s):: Noguchi, Hiromi, Hoshiyama, Minoru, Tagawa, Yoshikatsu
Purpose. The objective of this study was to quantify the kinesiological effect of the assistance provided by service dogs on transferring from sit to stand in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods.Twenty-four participants performed a total of eight experimental transfers of sit to...
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...
Veterinary Vision, Fall 2008
| Contributor(s):: Claire Eldridge (editor)
Veterinary Vision is a publication of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. This yearly magazine explores the research, teaching, and outreach services of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Immediate effects of a hippotherapy session on gait parameters in children with spastic cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: McGee, M. C., Reese, N. B.
Therapeutic Riding Followed by Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation to Improve Balance and Gait in a Subject with Orthopedic Pathologies
| Contributor(s):: Ungermann, Cathryn M., Gras, Laura Z.
Pet care. Geriatric dogs: aging is not an illness; it is a stage of life
| Contributor(s):: Mindell, E.
Combined motor disturbances following severe traumatic brain injury: an integrative long-term treatment approach
| Contributor(s):: Keren, O., Reznik, J., Groswasser, Z.