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Validity of General Movement Assessment Based on Clinical and Home Videos

VALIDITY OF GENERAL MOVEMENT ASSESSMENT BASED ON CLINICAL AND HOME VIDEOS

Introduction: The purposes of this study were to develop an instructional leaflet on home video recording for the General Movement...

Educational Research Priorities for Pediatric Physical Therapy: A Consensus Study

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY: A CONSENSUS STUDY

Purpose: This study engaged stakeholders internal and external to pediatric physical therapy education in a consensus exercise toward...

 
 
 
Vestibular Rehabilitation for a Child With Posterior Fossa Syndrome: A Case Report

VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION FOR A CHILD WITH POSTERIOR FOSSA SYNDROME: A CASE REPORT

Purpose: This case report assesses gaze stability, postural control, and balance pre- and post-physical therapy intervention, including...

Use of a Midliner Positioning System for Prevention of Dolichocephaly in Preterm Infants

USE OF A MIDLINER POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR PREVENTION OF DOLICHOCEPHALY IN PRETERM INFANTS

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine effectiveness of a midliner positioning system for preventing dolichocephaly. Methods: This...

 
 
 
Description of Primary and Secondary Impairments in Young Children With Cerebral Palsy

DESCRIPTION OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY IMPAIRMENTS IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY

Purpose: We describe primary and secondary impairments in young children with cerebral palsy ; report differences in impairments on...

EFFECTS OF THE STANDING WALKING AND SITTING HIP ORTHOSIS IN CHILDREN WITH SPASTIC CEREBRAL PALSY: SURFACE ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE

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Comparison of the Energy Expenditure Index and Oxygen Consumption Index During Self-Paced Walking in Children with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy and Children Without Physical Disabilities

COMPARISON OF THE ENERGY EXPENDITURE INDEX AND OXYGEN CONSUMPTION INDEX DURING SELF-PACED WALKING IN CHILDREN WITH SPASTIC DIPLEGIA CEREBRAL PALSY AND CHILDREN WITHOUT PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

The aim of this study was to assess whether the Energy Expenditure Index , based on heart rate adjusted for speed, was a clinical indicator...

Relationship of School-Based Physical Therapy Services to Student Goal Achievement

RELATIONSHIP OF SCHOOL-BASED PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES TO STUDENT GOAL ACHIEVEMENT

Purpose: To explore the relationships of school-based physical therapy services to student goal achievement. Methods: One hundred nine...

 
 
 
Development of a Grading Rubric to Assess Learning in Pediatric Physical Therapy Education

DEVELOPMENT OF A GRADING RUBRIC TO ASSESS LEARNING IN PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY EDUCATION

The purpose of this perspective article is to describe the development and potential use of a grading rubric to assess pediatric psychomotor...

Gross Motor Outcomes After Dynamic Weight-Bearing in 2 Children With Trunk Hypotonia: A Case Series

GROSS MOTOR OUTCOMES AFTER DYNAMIC WEIGHT-BEARING IN 2 CHILDREN WITH TRUNK HYPOTONIA: A CASE SERIES

Introduction: Children with trunk hypotonia may have limited ability to maintain an upright weight-bearing position, resulting in decreased...

 
 
 
Differentiating Between Idiopathic Toe Walking and Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

DIFFERENTIATING BETWEEN IDIOPATHIC TOE WALKING AND CEREBRAL PALSY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Purpose: The purpose of this systematic review is to identify evidence-based examination components that enable a clinician to distinguish...

Measures of Motor and Functional Skills for Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

MEASURES OF MOTOR AND FUNCTIONAL SKILLS FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Purpose: To review the level of evidence of the psychometric properties of outcome measures for motor or functional skills for children...

 
 
 
Therapy Workloads in Pediatric Health: Preliminary Findings and Relevance for Defining Practice

THERAPY WORKLOADS IN PEDIATRIC HEALTH: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS AND RELEVANCE FOR DEFINING PRACTICE

Purpose: To measure time spent by pediatric physical and occupational therapists in performing daily work activities. Methods: Physical...

Longitudinal Change in Common Impairments in Children With Cerebral Palsy From Age 1.5 to 11 Years

LONGITUDINAL CHANGE IN COMMON IMPAIRMENTS IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY FROM AGE 1.5 TO 11 YEARS

Purpose: This project aimed to determine whether change occurs over time for impairments of balance, range of motion, endurance, and...

 
 
 

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Gamification in Physical Therapy: More Than Using Games

GAMIFICATION IN PHYSICAL THERAPY: MORE THAN USING GAMES

The implementation of computer games in physical therapy is motivated by characteristics such as attractiveness, motivation, and engagement,...

 
 
 

COMMENTARY ON “THE EFFECT OF INSPIRATORY MUSCLE TRAINING ON DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY: A META-ANALYSIS”

No abstract available

Monitoring Procedural Pain and Distress in a Child With Rett Syndrome: A Case Report

MONITORING PROCEDURAL PAIN AND DISTRESS IN A CHILD WITH RETT SYNDROME: A CASE REPORT

Background and Purpose: Whole body vibration training is a viable option for children with Rett syndrome; however, the positioning...

 
 
 
Dizziness in a Child With Irlen Syndrome: Differentiating Visual and Vestibular Complaints

DIZZINESS IN A CHILD WITH IRLEN SYNDROME: DIFFERENTIATING VISUAL AND VESTIBULAR COMPLAINTS

Purpose: A case study of a 12-year-old boy with Irlen syndrome illustrates the overlapping symptoms of Irlen syndrome and vestibular-related...

Informal Dance Intervention Improves BMI and Functional Gait in an Adolescent With Cerebral Palsy: A Case Report

INFORMAL DANCE INTERVENTION IMPROVES BMI AND FUNCTIONAL GAIT IN AN ADOLESCENT WITH CEREBRAL PALSY: A CASE REPORT

Purpose: This case study examined the effects of incorporating Informal Dance Intervention into traditional therapy sessions on body...

 
 
 



New York State monitoring 700 people for coronavirus, while NYC is on "high...

New York State monitoring 700 people for coronavirus, while NYC is on "high alert" for possible outbreaks

It may not have any COVID-19 cases yet, but New York City, which is home to over 19 million people, is now on high alert for possible outbreaks of the new coronavirus. This... Read more ...

What To Do If You're Anxious About Coronavirus

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BREAKING: Solano County coronavirus patient wasn't tested for 11 days...

BREAKING: Solano County coronavirus patient wasn't tested for 11 days because California has virtually zero test kits. DOZENS of hospital workers exposed

We are now learning that the very scenario we warned about has come true. A woman in California, in Solano County, is now in critical condition after testing positive for the... Read more ...

WHO director says countries must 'act aggressively now to contain coronavirus'

WHO director says countries must 'act aggressively now to contain coronavirus'

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organisation, said today the virus outbreaks in Iran and Italy in recent days 'demonstrate what this virus... Read more ...

What experts say about Coronavirus: how contagious, how it spreads and how...

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Taylor Swift's New Video For ‘The Man' Is Your 2020 MOOD

Taylor Swift's New Video For ‘The Man' Is Your 2020 MOOD

Taylor Swift tackles double standards and toxic masculinity in new music video for “The Man” To say that Taylor Swift has struggled with her media portrayal is an... Read more ...

Florida refuses to confirm whether any suspected coronavirus cases have been...

Florida refuses to confirm whether any suspected coronavirus cases have been tested in the state

Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees declined to say whether anyone in the state had been suspected of infection with coronavirus but tested negative for the disease. Read more ...

The Antibiotic Potential of Cannabis

The Antibiotic Potential of Cannabis

An interdisciplinary team of McMaster researchers found that an antibacterial compound made by cannabis plants that may serve as a lead for new drug development. Read more ...

Nanomaterials may Help Detect Cancer Earlier

Nanomaterials may Help Detect Cancer Earlier

A team of scientists has created functional nanomaterials with hollow interiors that can be used to create highly sensitive biosensors for early cancer detection. These... Read more ...

SHOCK: Leaked documents reveal Wuhan coronavirus infections up to 52 times...

SHOCK: Leaked documents reveal Wuhan coronavirus infections up to 52 times HIGHER than official Chinese figures

If you were skeptical from the beginning that Chinese authorities were accurately reporting on the number of Wuhan coronavirus infections since the outbreak began in December... Read more ...