Improvement in wheelchair propulsion in pediatric wheelchair users through resistance training: a pilot study.

Abstract

Six children, three with cerebral palsy and three with myelomeningocele, participated in a progressive, 8-week, circuit muscular strength training program. The program was designed to improve wheelchair propulsion, an important functional outcome. Subjects performed three sets of six-repetition maximum (6-RM) upper body strength exercises, three times a… (More)

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@article{OConnell1995ImprovementIW, title={Improvement in wheelchair propulsion in pediatric wheelchair users through resistance training: a pilot study.}, author={Dennis G. O'Connell and Richard Barnhart}, journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation}, year={1995}, volume={76 4}, pages={368-72} }