Repeated treadmill walks affect physiologic responses in children with cerebral palsy.


PURPOSE To determine whether physiologic responses during treadmill walking in children with cerebral palsy (CP) are affected by repeated walking bouts on different days, and whether effects are different at different speeds. METHODS Three girls and five boys (9.2-15.7 yr, 23.3-64.4 kg) with mild CP received 12-15 min of treadmill walking practice and had… (More)