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The aim of this study is to compare motor functions and quality of life of the children, and anxiety and depression levels of caregivers according to feeding type of children with cerebral palsy. Children will be divided into two groups: children with oral feeding and children with non-oral feeding, according to Functional Oral Intake Scale. Gross Motor Function Classification System will be used for classify children according to gross motor function, Gross Motor Function Measurement will be used for evaluate gross motor functions, and parent-reported Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory will be used for evaluate quality of life of children. To measure caregivers' anxiety and depression levels will be assessed by using Beck Depression Inventory and Beck Anxiety Inventory. Parametric or non-parametric tests will be applied according to the variables distribution. Through this analyses, determination of the difference between feeding type groups and other categorical and continuous variables will be decided.
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The study is planned to determine the relationship between chewing performance level and gross motor function, and trunk postural control in cerebral palsy (CP).
Purpose:To observe the effects of music therapy on gross motor functions, pain and functional independence measurement in children with cerebral palsy(CP). Methods:Forty children with CP ...
The aim of the present study was to assess whether supervised slackline training improves postural control in children and teenagers with spastic cerebral palsy (grade I and II of the Gros...
The main outcome of physical therapy interventions is the progress of gross motor functions which result from the interactions between many factors not limited to physical, medical or surg...
This study will focus on the feasibility of Metformin use in children with cerebral palsy (CP) on improving gross motor function. The study design is a phase II, double blind, randomized c...
: The purpose of this case report is to describe the impact of family-centered, imbedded practice of stepping with postural support on the motor function of a pre-ambulatory child with cerebral palsy....
To determine the effects of group-task-oriented training (group-TOT) on gross and fine motor function, activities of daily living (ADL) and social function of children with spastic cerebral palsy (CP)...
To investigate performance of children with cerebral palsy (CP) at GMFCS Levels I-II on sports-focussed gross motor assessments; and concurrent validity of mainstream and CP-specific high-level assess...
To review the level of evidence of the psychometric properties of outcome measures for motor or functional skills for children with cerebral palsy classified across I to V levels of the Gross Motor Fu...
To comprehensively describe intellectual and executive functioning (EF) in people with dyskinetic cerebral palsy (DCP), by comparing their performance with that of: 1) age- and sex-matched typically d...
A heterogeneous group of nonprogressive motor disorders caused by chronic brain injuries that originate in the prenatal period, perinatal period, or first few years of life. The four major subtypes are spastic, athetoid, ataxic, and mixed cerebral palsy, with spastic forms being the most common. The motor disorder may range from difficulties with fine motor control to severe spasticity (see MUSCLE SPASTICITY) in all limbs. Spastic diplegia (Little disease) is the most common subtype, and is characterized by spasticity that is more prominent in the legs than in the arms. Pathologically, this condition may be associated with LEUKOMALACIA, PERIVENTRICULAR. (From Dev Med Child Neurol 1998 Aug;40(8):520-7)
A syndrome characterized by DYSARTHRIA, dysphagia, dysphonia, impairment of voluntary movements of tongue and facial muscles, and emotional lability. This condition is caused by diseases that affect the motor fibers that travel from the cerebral cortex to the lower BRAIN STEM (i.e., corticobulbar tracts); including MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS; MOTOR NEURON DISEASE; and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p489)
Diseases characterized by a selective degeneration of the motor neurons of the spinal cord, brainstem, or motor cortex. Clinical subtypes are distinguished by the major site of degeneration. In AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS there is involvement of upper, lower, and brainstem motor neurons. In progressive muscular atrophy and related syndromes (see MUSCULAR ATROPHY, SPINAL) the motor neurons in the spinal cord are primarily affected. With progressive bulbar palsy (BULBAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE), the initial degeneration occurs in the brainstem. In primary lateral sclerosis, the cortical neurons are affected in isolation. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1089)
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
The largest of the cerebral arteries. It trifurcates into temporal, frontal, and parietal branches supplying blood to most of the parenchyma of these lobes in the CEREBRAL CORTEX. These are the areas involved in motor, sensory, and speech activities.
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