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Determining the most effective exercise for gluteal muscle activation in children with cerebral palsy using surface electromyography.

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Summary of "Determining the most effective exercise for gluteal muscle activation in children with cerebral palsy using surface electromyography."

Reduced lumbo-pelvic postural control is a common feature of gait in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP). These features are commonly attributed to insufficiency of the hip musculature as well as underlying bony geometry. Exercises aimed at strengthening the hip muscles are frequently prescribed in children with Cerebral Palsy (CP). There is a lack of evidence indicating the most effective exercises in targeting gluteal muscle activation in this population.

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Name: Gait & posture
ISSN: 1879-2219
Pages: 270-274

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