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MDPI Children - an Open Access Journal by MDPI

Impact of Activity-based Therapy on Respiratory Outcomes in a Medically Complex Child

As published in MDPI Children Activity-based Therapies (ABTs) focus on activating the neuromuscular system below the level of spinal cord injury (SCI) promoting neuromuscular capacity. Case description: A 2 year, 7 month old male with ...
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MDPI Children - an Open Access Journal by MDPI

Contribution of Trunk Muscles to Upright Sitting with Segmental Support in Children with Spinal Cord Injury

As published in MDPI Children To investigate and compare trunk control and muscle activation during uncompensated sitting in children with and without spinal cord injury (SCI). Static sitting trunk control in ten typically developing (TD) ...
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Welcome to Spinal Cord Series and Cases: Clinical Management in Spinal Cord Disorders

Spinal Cord Injury in Infancy: Activity-based Therapy Impact on Health, Function, and Quality of Life in Chronic Injury

As published in the Spinal Cord Series and Cases Spinal cord injury (SCI) in infancy magnifies the complexity of a devastating diagnosis. Children injured so young have high incidences of scoliosis, hip dysplasia, and respiratory ...
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Sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo) in children with spinal cord injury

The purpose of this study was to assess the sensitivity and responsiveness of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo) for evaluating trunk control in children with spinal cord injury (SCI) receiving activity-based locomotor training ...
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Respiratory functional and motor control deficits in children with spinal cord injury.

The purpose of this study was the comparative evaluation of respiratory motor function in children with SCI. We demonstrated that SCI-induced decrease in respiratory functional capacity in children is age-dependent and is associated with impaired ...
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