Habitual physical activity of independently ambulant children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: are they doing enough?

@article{Mitchell2015HabitualPA,
  title={Habitual physical activity of independently ambulant children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: are they doing enough?},
  author={Louise E. Mitchell and Jenny M. Ziviani and Roslyn N. Boyd},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={95 2},
  pages={202-11}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the health benefits of regular physical activity, children with cerebral palsy (CP) are thought to participate in reduced levels of physical activity. OBJECTIVE The study objective was to assess physical activity and determine the proportion adhering to the recommended 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) daily in independently ambulant children and adolescents with unilateral CP. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study. METHOD Children (N=102; 52… CONTINUE READING