Influence of two different sitting positions on postural adjustments in children with spastic diplegia.

@article{Brogren2001InfluenceOT,
  title={Influence of two different sitting positions on postural adjustments in children with spastic diplegia.},
  author={Eva Brogren and Hans Forssberg and Mijna Hadders-Algra},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={
          534-46
        }
}
The present study addressed the question whether the deviant postural adjustments in children with spastic diplegia can be attributed to their crouched sitting position or primarily to their neural deficit. Postural adjustments during sitting in an erect and in a crouched position on a movable platform were assessed in 10 children, aged 3 to 7 years 6 months, with mild-to-severe forms of spastic diplegia and 10 age- and sex-matched control children. Multiple surface EMGs of neck, trunk, and leg… CONTINUE READING

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