The effects of a 'home-based' task-oriented exercise programme on motor and balance performance in children with spastic cerebral palsy and severe traumatic brain injury.

@article{KatzLeurer2009TheEO,
  title={The effects of a 'home-based' task-oriented exercise programme on motor and balance performance in children with spastic cerebral palsy and severe traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Michal Katz-Leurer and Hemda Rotem and Ofer Keren and Shirley Meyer},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={714-24}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the feasibility and the ability to recruit and retain children with severe traumatic brain injury or cerebral palsy, and their families, to a simple home-based exercise programme and to assess the immediate and short-term effects of such intervention on reducing impairment and improving function. STUDY DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Twenty children aged 7-13 years, with traumatic brain injury (N = 10) or cerebral palsy (N = 10) who were independent… CONTINUE READING

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