Characteristics of Hypotonia in Children: A Consensus Opinion of Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapists

@article{Martin2005CharacteristicsOH,
  title={Characteristics of Hypotonia in Children: A Consensus Opinion of Pediatric Occupational and Physical Therapists},
  author={Kathy S Martin and J. Inman and Abby Kirschner and Katie Deming and R. Gumbel and Lindsey Voelker},
  journal={Pediatric Physical Therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={275-282}
}
Purpose: The term hypotonia is often used to describe children with reduced muscle tone, yet it remains abstract and undefined. The purpose of this study was to identify characteristics of children with hypotonia to begin the process of developing an operational definition of hypotonia. Methods: Three hundred physical and occupational therapists were systematically selected from the memberships of the Pediatric Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and the Developmental Delay… Expand

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