Task selection and enriched environments: a functional upper extremity training program for stroke survivors.

@article{Davis2006TaskSA,
  title={Task selection and enriched environments: a functional upper extremity training program for stroke survivors.},
  author={Jan Davis},
  journal={Topics in stroke rehabilitation},
  year={2006},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={
          1-11
        }
}
Functional tasks using real-life objects in an enriched environment provide a multidimensional approach to treatment. Functional tasks are therapeutic for stroke survivors, because they require the simultaneous use of motor control, cognition, visual perception, sensation, and motor planning. Therapists utilizing functional tasks as treatment modalities must also be multidimensional in their implementation. This article provides a systematic approach to guide therapists in developing a… CONTINUE READING

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