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Impact of Aquatic Exercise Program on Muscle Tone in Spastic Hemiplegic Children with Cerebral Palsy

  title={Impact of Aquatic Exercise Program on Muscle Tone in Spastic Hemiplegic Children with Cerebral Palsy},
  author={Khaled Ahmed Olama and Hala I. Kassem and Shimaa Nabil Aboelazm},
Cerebral palsy is one of the most common causes of serious physical disability in childhood. Exercise for children with cerebral palsy is gaining more popularity among pediatric physical therapists community as an interventional choice. Under water exercise appeals children with cerebral palsy because of the unique quality of buoyancy of water that influences poor balance and poor postural control. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of aquatic exercise program on muscle… 
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