Effectiveness of functional progressive resistance exercise strength training on muscle strength and mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Scholtes2010EffectivenessOF,
  title={Effectiveness of functional progressive resistance exercise strength training on muscle strength and mobility in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Vanessa Antoinet Bernice Scholtes and Jules G. Becher and Anton Comuth and Hurnet Dekkers and Lieseke Van Dijk and Annet J. Dallmeijer},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={e107-13}
}
AIM To evaluate the effectiveness of functional progressive resistance exercise (PRE) strength training on muscle strength and mobility in children with cerebral palsy (CP). METHOD Fifty-one children with spastic uni- and bilateral CP; (29 males, 22 females; mean age 10 y 5 mo, SD 1 y 10 mo, range 6 y 0 mo-13 y 10 mo; Gross Motor Function Classification System levels I-III) were randomized to the intervention group (n=26) or the control group (n=25, receiving usual care). The intervention… CONTINUE READING

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