Functional strength training in cerebral palsy: a pilot study of a group circuit training class for children aged 4-8 years.

OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of intensive task-specific strength training on lower limb strength and functional performance in children with cerebral palsy. DESIGN A nonrandomized ABA trial. SETTING Sydney school. SUBJECTS Eight children with cerebral palsy, aged 4-8 years, seven with diagnosis of spastic diplegia, one of spastic/ataxic… (More)