Finger exercise with keyboard playing in adults with cerebral palsy: A preliminary study

  title={Finger exercise with keyboard playing in adults with cerebral palsy: A preliminary study},
  author={Hyun Ju Chong and Sung-Rae Cho and Eunju Jeong and Soo Ji Kim},
  booktitle={Journal of exercise rehabilitation},
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of Therapeutic Instrument Music Performance (TIMP) for fine motor exercises in adults with cerebral palsy (CP). Individuals with CP (n = 5) received a total of twelve, 30-min TIMP sessions, two days per week for six to nine weeks. Pre- and post-Music Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) data were used as a measure of hand function. Pre-velocity was significantly different from the normative data obtained from typical adults (n = 20); however… CONTINUE READING

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