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Changes in lower limb co-contraction and stiffness by toddlers with Down syndrome and toddlers with typical development during the acquisition of independent gait.
During gait acquisition, children learn to use their changing resources to meet the requirements of the task. Compared to typically developing toddlers (TD), toddlers with Down syndrome (DS) haveExpand
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How do children and caregivers perceive their experience of undergoing the CIMT protocol?
Abstract Objective: Constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is an effective intervention to improve hand function in children with cerebral palsy (CP). However, some of its features, including theExpand
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Beliefs about the use of baby walkers.
OBJECTIVES To understand the opinion of the parents about the baby walker and compare the age of gait acquisition between infants that used a walker and those that did not. METHODS In thisExpand
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Beliefs about the use of baby walkers Crenças sobre o uso do andador infantil
Objectives: To understand the opinion of the parents about the baby walker and compare the age of gait acquisition between infants that used a walker and those that did not. Methods: In thisExpand
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Neuromuscular mechanisms and anthropometric modifications in the initial stages of independent gait.
The gait acquisition is an important milestone of motor development. Structural modifications observed during this period add complexity to the process, and the child needs to use appropriateExpand
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Influences of the extensor portion of the gluteus maximus muscle on pelvic tilt before and after the performance of a fatigue protocol.
INTRODUCTION There is a lack of data in the literature for determining the influences of the extensor portion of the gluteus maximus muscle on pelvic tilting and, thus, on lumbar stability. Expand
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Impact of leg length and body mass on the stride length and gait speed of infants with normal motor development: a longitudinal study.
BACKGROUND Gait acquisition is supported by changes in the neuromusculoskeletal system of the child. Changes in the dimensions of the body structures resulting from the growth of the child partlyExpand
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Assessment of gait in toddlers with normal motor development and in hemiplegic children with mild motor impairment: a validity study.
BACKGROUND The optimization of gait performance is an important goal in the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy (CP) who present a prognosis associated with locomotion. Gait analysis usingExpand
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Assessment of gait in toddlers with normal motor development and in hemiplegic children with mild motor impairment: a validity study
BACKGROUND: The optimization of gait performance is an important goal in the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy (CP) who present a prognosis associated with locomotion. Gait analysisExpand
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