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Hippotherapy

Known as: Hippotherapies, riding therapy 
A treatment strategy that uses the movement of the horse as a treatment tool for the rider who has physical, developmental or other limitations (e.g… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background Clinical observations have suggested that hippotherapy may be an effective strategy for habilitating balance deficits… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of hippotherapy on temporospatial parameters and pelvic and hip kinematics of gait in children… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES To determine if hippotherapy (therapy using a horse) improves head/trunk stability and upper extremity (UE) reaching… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES To investigate the immediate effects of 10 minutes of hippotherapy, compared with 10 minutes of barrel-sitting, on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the immediate effects of a hippotherapy session on temporal and spatial gait… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study was to examine the effectiveness of hippotherapy as an intervention for the treatment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of hippotherapy on spasticity and on mental well-being of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether hippotherapy has an effect on the general functional development of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of hippotherapy (physical therapy utilizing the movement of a horse) on muscle activity in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The effects of recreational horseback riding therapy (HBRT) on gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy (CP: spastic… Expand
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