Is there evidence of benefits associated with dancing in children and adults with cerebral palsy? A scoping review.

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Summary of "Is there evidence of benefits associated with dancing in children and adults with cerebral palsy? A scoping review."

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder not only affecting motor functions but also cognitive and psychosocial dimension. Multispecialty therapies are needed to address these dimensions. Dance practice provides multidimensional benefits for people with various neurological disorders and may present a real potential for people with cerebral palsy. A scoping review is conducted to evaluate the impact of dance in children and adults with cerebral palsy, based on the Human Development Model-Disability Creation Process 2 and its three key concepts: personal factors, environmental factors and life habits.


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Name: Disability and rehabilitation
ISSN: 1464-5165
Pages: 1-8


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