Evidence of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Neurological Diseases in Adults: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Rodríguez-Martínez, M. D. C., De la Plana Maestre, A., Armenta-Peinado, J. A., Barbancho, MÁ, García-Casares, N.
BACKGROUND: In recent years, the possibility of intervening humans with animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been growing due to numerous physical, psychological, and social benefits provided to humanity, enabling them to maintain or improve their quality of life. There exist different animals...
How our approaches to assessing benefits and harms can be improved
| Contributor(s):: Sena, E. S., Currie, G. L.
Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Gait Performance, Respiratory Function, and Psychological Variables in Patients Post-Stroke
| Contributor(s):: An, H. J., Park, S. J.
Background: Animal-assisted therapy using dogs is being administered to patients post-stroke for the purpose of recovering psychological and physical activity. Objective: This study was conducted to confirm the effect of animal-assisted therapy using dogs on gait performance, pulmonary...
Our goal is two-fold; we are rescuing horses and giving them a high noble purpose - rescuing loved ones and restoring meaning to their lives. Guiding Reins offers an alternative to improve mental/physical health for all ages. Horses once destined for disposal create a unique and powerful...
Dynamic prediction of fluid responsiveness during positive pressure ventilation: a review of the physiology underlying heart-lung interactions and a critical interpretation
| Contributor(s):: Araos, J., Kenny, J. S., Rousseau-Blass, F., Pang, D. S.
Animal‐assisted therapy, including animal‐assisted activities and resident animals, for improving quality of life in people with stroke
| Contributor(s):: Emma Hawkins, Roxanne Hawkins, Martin Dennis, Joanne Williams, Stephen M. Lawrie
This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of animal-assisted therapy for improving quality of life for people with stroke. A secondary objective is to assess outcomes relating to the feasibility and potential barriers of...
Equine-Assisted Intervention to Improve Perceived Value of Everyday Occupations and Quality of Life in People with Lifelong Neurological Disorders: A Prospective Controlled Study
| Contributor(s):: Palsdottir, A. M., Gudmundsson, M., Grahn, P.
People with neurological disorders suffer from poor mobility, poor balance, fatigue, isolation and monotonous everyday activities. Studies show that equine-assisted interventions can improve their mobility and balance, but could these kinds of interventions also increase participants' activity...
A modest protective association between pet ownership and cardiovascular diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis
| Contributor(s):: Yeh, T. L., Lei, W. T., Liu, S. J., Chien, K. L.
The Effect of Animal-Assisted Therapy on the State of Patients' Health After a Stroke: A Pilot Study
| Contributor(s):: Machova, K., Prochazkova, R., Riha, M., Svobodova, I.
A qualitative exploration of post-acute stroke participants' experiences of a multimodal intervention incorporating horseback riding
| Contributor(s):: Pohl, P., Carlsson, G., Bunketorp Kall, L., Nilsson, M., Blomstrand, C.
The Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC)
The Therapeutic and Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC) provides therapeutic horseback riding services to children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Founded in 2008, Macon TRACS, Inc. is a 501-C-3 non-profit and a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Center. Since 2009, Macon TRACS has served individuals with the following Special Needs: Cerebral Palsy, Autism, ADD, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome,...
Horses for Healing Therapeutic Horseback Riding
All Horses for Healing sessions are supervised by certified riding instructors. Each instructor has undergone a stringent certification process and possesses a strong equine background, as well as an understanding of various disabilities through continuing education based on the annually...
A Day in the Life of Hunter the Therapy Dog
| Contributor(s):: Miller, J., Moore, E.
Multimodal rehabilitation in the late phase after stroke enhances the life situation of informal caregivers
| Contributor(s):: Bunketorp-Kall, L., Lundgren-Nilsson, A., Nilsson, M., Blomstrand, C.
Long-Term Improvements After Multimodal Rehabilitation in Late Phase After Stroke: A Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Bunketorp-Kall, L., Lundgren-Nilsson, A.
Multimodal Interventions Improve Stroke Recovery
| Contributor(s):: Rosenberg, K.
Increased ventral premotor cortex recruitment after arm training in an fMRI study with subacute stroke patients
| Contributor(s):: Horn, Ulrike, Roschka, Sybille, Eyme, Katharina, Walz, Andrea-Daniela, Platz, Thomas, Lotze, Martin
Cat Ownership and the Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Diseases. Results from the Second National Health and Nutrition Examination Study Mortality Follow-up Study
| Contributor(s):: Adnan I Qureshi, Muhammad Zeeshan Memon, Gabriela Vasquez, M Fareed K Suri
BackgroundThe presence of pets has been associated with reduction of stress and blood pressure and therefore may reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.MethodsRelative risks (RR) of all deaths, death due to myocardial infarction (MI), cardiovascular diseases (MI or stroke), and stroke during...
The influence of horseback riding training on the physical function and psychological problems of stroke patients
| Contributor(s):: Dong-Kyu, L. E. E., Eun-Kyung, K. I. M.