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Natural User Interfaces in the Motor Development of Disabled Children

Pedro Meleiro, Rui Rodrigues, João Jacob, Tiago Marques
2014 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
This study describes a framework based upon body tracking devices and aimed at assisting children with motor impairments and aims at understanding what positive contribute it can deliver for their rehabilitation  ...  A few tracking issues indicate that the technologies selected can be applied in a real context to assist in rehabilitation sessions, but require additional evaluation metrics to support its conclusions  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the occupational therapy, physiotherapy and psychology specialists that provided support during key stages of the project, especially Professor Joaquim  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2014.02.010 fatcat:rwtgfbu2vvgezbwvfc7dxkxb4e

Effect of simultaneous proprioceptive-visual feedback on gait of children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy

Zeinab A Hussein, Ibrahim A Salem, Mostafa S Ali
2019 Journal of Musculoskeletal and Neuronal Interactions - JMNI  
To evaluate the effect of simultaneous proprioceptive - visual training on gait parameters in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy.  ...  The simultaneous proprioceptive - visual training might improve spatial and temporal gait parameters with no effect on kinetic gait parameters of children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to pay their special thanks to professor doctor Kamal El-Said Shoukry for his valuable advices and instructions all the time of the study, also to parents and children  ... 
pmid:31789301 pmcid:PMC6944808 fatcat:awunx76dxjfctcdqmgsslzrrdi

Gait-Based Diplegia Classification Using LSMT Networks

Alberto Ferrari, Luca Bergamini, Giorgio Guerzoni, Simone Calderara, Nicola Bicocchi, Giorgio Vitetta, Corrado Borghi, Rita Neviani, Adriano Ferrari
2019 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
The measurements describing walking patterns have been processed to extract 27 angular parameters and then used to train both kinds of neural networks.  ...  In this work, we apply two different deep learning techniques, namely, multilayer perceptron and recurrent neural networks, to automatically classify children into the 4 clinical forms.  ...  diplegia has been investigated in [9] . e proposed classifier has been trained on a dataset of gaits referring to 88 children affected by spastic diplegia together with a control group of 68 typically  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/3796898 pmid:30800255 pmcid:PMC6360037 fatcat:auamws5mnfajdczxl2saz7pvsu

Selective dorsal rhizotomy in ambulant children with cerebral palsy

K. K. Wang, M. E. Munger, B. P.-J. Chen, T. F. Novacheck
2018 Journal of Children's Orthopaedics  
However, functional improvements are small in the short-term with long-term benefits difficult to assess.  ...  Collaborative, multicentre efforts are required to further define the role of SDR as part of the management paradigm in maximizing physical function in spastic CP.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank Timothy T. Trost for allowing the use of his original image ( Figure 2 ).  ... 
doi:10.1302/1863-2548.12.180123 pmid:30294365 pmcid:PMC6169562 fatcat:sxxquoappzg5hhomb3aei3hany

Transcranial direct current stimulation combined with upper limb functional training in children with spastic, hemiparetic cerebral palsy: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Renata Calhes Franco Moura, Cibele Almeida Santos, Luanda André Collange Grecco, Roberta Delasta Lazzari, Arislander Jonathan Lopes Dumont, Natalia Carvalho de Almeida Duarte, Luiz Alfredo Braun, Jamile Benite Palma Lopes, Ligia Abram dos Santos, Eliane Lopes Souza Rodrigues, Giorgio Albertini, Veronica Cimolin (+2 others)
2016 Trials  
cortex in children with spastic hemiparetic cerebral palsy.  ...  The aim of the proposed study is to perform a comparative analysis of functional training effects for the paretic upper limb with and without transcranial direct current stimulation over the primary motor  ...  functional performance of the affected upper limb in children with hemiparesis secondary to cerebral palsy [15] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-016-1534-7 pmid:27530758 pmcid:PMC4987976 fatcat:qgq3cvxxyvhkroczrn22zxtwrq

Pediatric endurance and limb strengthening for children with cerebral palsy (PEDALS) – a randomized controlled trial protocol for a stationary cycling intervention

Eileen G Fowler, Loretta M Knutson, Sharon K DeMuth, Mia Sugi, Kara Siebert, Victoria Simms, Stanley P Azen, Carolee J Winstein
2007 BMC Pediatrics  
Acknowledgements This study was supported by a grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy to establish PTClinResNet:  ...  One study found improved cardiorespiratory fitness, based on a measure of oxygen uptake, in a group of 20 children with spastic and dyskinetic CP following an aerobic exercise intervention that included  ...  The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a stationary cycling intervention for children with spastic diplegic CP using a RCT design.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2431-7-14 pmid:17374171 pmcid:PMC1838902 fatcat:ebnbsycepzdnjlgj6x24cv5vvi

Use of Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL®) for a postoperative patient with cerebral palsy: a case report

Yuki Mataki, Hiroshi Kamada, Hirotaka Mutsuzaki, Yukiyo Shimizu, Ryoko Takeuchi, Masafumi Mizukami, Kenichi Yoshikawa, Kazushi Takahashi, Mayumi Matsuda, Nobuaki Iwasaki, Hiroaki Kawamoto, Yasuyoshi Wadano (+2 others)
2018 BMC Research Notes  
A 15-year-old boy was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy Gross Motor Function Classification System level IV, with knee flection contracture, equinus foot, and paralysis of the right upper  ...  There have been several studies on HAL intervention effects in stroke, spinal cord injury, and cerebral palsy.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13104-018-3311-z pmid:29587833 pmcid:PMC5870205 fatcat:krekkbakyjdzxmzdxsoff53tde

Use of virtual reality systems as proprioception method in cerebral palsy: clinical practice guideline

E. Monge Pereira, F. Molina Rueda, I.M. Alguacil Diego, R. Cano De La Cuerda, A. De Mauro, J.C. Miangolarra Page
2014 Neurología (English Edition)  
The purpose of this guide is to study the impact of the use of virtual reality systems in the improvement and acquisition of functional skills, and to evaluate the scientific evidence to determine the  ...  The limitations in performing functional activities in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy are important.  ...  Regarding muscle tone, 67 of the participants had spasticity, 20,21,29-31,50,67,68,70,71 1 had dyskinesia, 1 had ataxia, ,35,50,67,68,70 measured upper-limb functional improvements after VR use in 52  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nrleng.2011.12.011 fatcat:kmu636mg65c5fmlqkbanvwatlu

The Prospects Of Musical Instruments For People With Physical Disabilities

Jeppe Veirum Larsen, Dan Overholt, Thomas B. Moeslund
2016 Zenodo  
, as well as improve physical conditions through therapeutic use.  ...  In this article, we look at the current state of developments, including a survey of custom designed instruments, augmentations / modifications of existing instruments, music-supported therapy, and recent  ...  This makes sense, as the goal was to investigate if MST would improve the dexterity and motor function of an effected extremity, compared to traditional methods.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1176055 fatcat:l5nkdkrymjcxbfg2wu4nes3pvu

Development and evaluation of a novel robotic platform for gait rehabilitation in patients with Cerebral Palsy: CPWalker

C. Bayón, O. Ramírez, J.I. Serrano, M.D. Del Castillo, A. Pérez-Somarriba, J.M. Belda-Lois, I. Martínez-Caballero, S. Lerma-Lara, C. Cifuentes, A. Frizera, E. Rocon
2017 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
This will enable the maintenance of therapeutic methods on a daily basis, with the intention of leading to significant improvements in the treatment outcomes.  ...  Emerging rehabilitation therapies through new strategies are needed to diminish the assistance required for these patients, promoting their functional capability.  ...  Acknowledgements 637 The work presented in this paper has been carried out with the financial support from 638  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2016.12.015 fatcat:anfygo4jnjbzbmgkljsugfblg4

Poster Presentations

2021 Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology  
(SDR) is a neurosurgical procedure used to reduce spasticity in the lower limbs in children and young people (CYP) with cerebral palsy (CP).  ...  a systematic review Introduction: Literature in motor function rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy recommend the use of intensive interventions to promote larger motor function improvements  ...  The majority of patients benefit with respect to gross motor function, complication risk is low. ITB was used in children with severe and progressive disease.  ... 
doi:10.1111/dmcn.14882 fatcat:tr27lkq4l5ag3e42ldh7pukvuu

Abstracts of The 3rd Asia-Oceanian Conference of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in Conjunction with The XI Annual Scientific Meeting of The Indonesian Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Association

P Tulaar
2012 Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine  
Purpose: To investigate the effect of Jin's three-needle therapy combined with nerve rehabilitation reconstruction therapy on lower extremities motor function in children with spastic diplegic cerebral  ...  lower-limb motor function in patients with poststroke hemiparesis.  ...  Results: The patient is still in ongoing management program. There were improvement on both motor and sensory function of upper and lower limbs, and diagnosed as AIS C.  ... 
doi:10.2340/16501977-0994 fatcat:hq2przzinbbsbb2tullwuq2chu

Recent developments in biofeedback for neuromotor rehabilitation

He Huang, Steven L Wolf, Jiping He
2006 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
The original use of biofeedback to train single muscle activity in static positions or movement unrelated to function did not correlate well to motor function improvements in patients with central nervous  ...  The concept of task-oriented repetitive training suggests that biofeedback therapy should be delivered during functionally related dynamic movement to optimize motor function improvement.  ...  Doug Stuart to improve the manuscript. We would also like to thank anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1743-0003-3-11 pmid:16790060 pmcid:PMC1550406 fatcat:toe4h6v2czcvdjxrc2qk5tft2m

Abstracts of the 4th World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation

2006 Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair  
Methods: We review the current model of identification and management of Chinese children with DD in Hong Kong, a southern city in China.  ...  Early identification is important as there is potential for improvement through intervention, educational, and rehabilitative measures. There are currently no data revealing this situation in China.  ...  It seems right to consider in children with spastic diplegia the presence of a greater ability of mastering motor functional in high body positions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1545968305284198 fatcat:v4iywckx4bdbhiyoxugkmpkbky

Assessment of upper limb use in children with typical development and neurodevelopmental disorders by inertial sensors: a systematic review

Irene Braito, Martina Maselli, Giuseppina Sgandurra, Emanuela Inguaggiato, Elena Beani, Francesca Cecchi, Giovanni Cioni, Roslyn Boyd
2018 Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation  
Further research on responsiveness to interventions and consistency with use in real-world settings is needed. This information could be useful in planning UL rehabilitation strategies.  ...  in assessing UL activity in young children with NDDs and determining intervention effectiveness.  ...  Availability of data and materials Data sharing not applicable to this articles as no datasets were generated or analysed during the current study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12984-018-0447-y pmid:30400992 pmcid:PMC6219116 fatcat:75twuxxysbhgjlv7fgkku5gvay
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