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ERIC Number: EJ858655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0012-1622
Robot-Assisted Task-Specific Training in Cerebral Palsy
Krebs, Hermano I.; Ladenheim, Barbara; Hippolyte, Christopher; Monterroso, Linda; Mast, Joelle
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, v51 ns4 p140-145 Oct 2009
Our goal was to examine the feasibility of applying therapeutic robotics to children and adults with severe to moderate impairment due to cerebral palsy (CP). Pilot results demonstrated significant gains for both groups. These results suggest that robot-mediated therapy may be an effective tool to ameliorate the debilitating effects of CP and provide new opportunities for reducing impairment and improving coordination.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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