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Endurance Training in Young Persons With Cerebral Palsy; Evaluation of Training Method and Effect

2014-08-27 03:19:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The hypotheses of the study are that children / youth with CP will by possibly use of technical aids be able to perform high intensity endurance training by walking / running on a treadmill, and that this training will improve their health by increased aerobic capacity and quality of life.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Basic Science

Conditions

Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

Endurance training intervention

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Reidun Lauglo

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:49-0400

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