Does horseback riding therapy or therapist‐directed hippotherapy rehabilitate children with cerebral palsy?

@article{Sterba2007DoesHR,
  title={Does horseback riding therapy or therapist‐directed hippotherapy rehabilitate children with cerebral palsy?},
  author={John A. Sterba},
  journal={Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49}
}
  • John A. Sterba
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
  • Quantitative (not qualitative) studies were sought investigating whether horseback riding used as therapy improves gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Eleven published studies on instructor‐directed, recreational horseback riding therapy (HBRT) and licensed‐therapist‐directed hippotherapy were identified, reviewed, and summarized for research design, methodological quality, therapy regimen, internal/external validity, results, and authors’conclusions. Methodological… CONTINUE READING
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