Spastic cerebral palsy

Known as: Cerebral palsy, spastic, Spastic Cerebral Palsies, cerebral palsy spastic 
A type of cerebral palsy characterized by increased muscle tone.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Cerebral palsy (CP) results from an upper motoneuron (UMN)lesion in the developing brain. Secondary to the UMNl esion,which… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Practitioners need more sensitive measure to quantify reaching movement for judgment of the treatment effects and… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
This study sought to examine the reliability and validity of three generic instruments for measuring the health of children with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To determine cocontraction's relation to strength and motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Although weakness has been identified in cerebral palsy (CP) in isolated muscle groups, the magnitude of weakness in multiple… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To determine clinical effectiveness of strength training in children with spastic cerebral palsy. DESIGN Prospective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to examine the association of cerebral palsy with conditions that can interrupt oxygen supply to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Fourteen ambulatory children with spastic diplegia participated in a bilateral quadriceps strengthening program in an attempt to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Bone-mineral density was studied in a heterogeneous group of 139 children (mean age, nine years; range, three to fifteen years… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Data on all children with spastic cerebral palsy (N = 183) and on a matched group of control children (N = 549) born in Western… (More)
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