The effects of hippotherapy on postural balance and functional ability in children with cerebral palsy

@inproceedings{Moraes2016TheEO,
  title={The effects of hippotherapy on postural balance and functional ability in
children with cerebral palsy},
  author={Andr{\'e}a Gomes Moraes and Fernando Copetti and Vera Regina {\^A}ngelo and Luana Leonardo Chiavoloni and Ana Cristina de David},
  booktitle={Journal of physical therapy science},
  year={2016}
}
UNLABELLED [Purpose] This study evaluated the effects of hippotherapy on seated postural balance, dynamic balance, and functional performance in children with cerebral palsy and compared the effects of 12 and 24 sessions on seated postural balance. [Subjects and Methods] This study included 15 children with cerebral palsy aged between 5 and 10 years. INTERVENTIONS A hippotherapy protocol was performed for 30 minutes, twice a week, for 12 weeks. Postural balance in a sitting position was… CONTINUE READING
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