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Studying in a two RCT the changes induced by early HABIT-ILE in functional, neuroplastic and biomechanical assessment in children with unilateral and bilateral CP.
This study aims to evaluate the effect of two weeks of early HABIT-ILE on bimanual performance in pre-school children with unilateral CP and on gross motor function in those with bilateral CP, compared with two weeks of usual motor activity including usual rehabilitation (control group). We will assess further changes in unilateral performance tests, daily life activities questionnaires and executive function tests. Neuroplastic changes will be assessed using brain imaging (magnetic resonance imaging, MRI) and biomechanical changes will be assessed by using optoelectronic motion capture system with EMG, to determine the effect of HABIT-ILE on movement pattern and quality.
HABIT-ILE, Usual Care
Institute of Neuroscience, Université catholique de Louvain
Université Catholique de Louvain
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-07-19T10:43:33-0400
Hand-Arm Bimanual Intensive Training (HABIT) has been shown to result in improvements in hand function and daily functioning of children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP). Children with ...
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