Essays about: "Cerebral Palsy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Cerebral Palsy.

  1. 1. Barriers and facilitators to participate in physical activity for children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: A systematic literature review from 2009-2019

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Lotte Sophie Moes; [2020]
    Keywords : Cerebral Palsy; participation; physical activity; barriers; facilitators;

    Abstract : Background: Children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy [CP] are not as physically active as their typically developing peers, which contributes to reduced physical fitness. Previous studies about participating in physical activity [PA] and disability in general have identified barriers and facilitators. READ MORE

  2. 2. ”Love and patience is most important” : A qualitative interview study about the views and experiences from physical therapists working with orphan children diagnosed with cerebral palsy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi; Uppsala universitet/Åsenlöf: Fysioterapi

    Author : Kajsa Samuelson; Frida Lidén; [2020]
    Keywords : Cerebral palsy; Orphan children; Physical therapy; Social support; Love;

    Abstract : Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a diagnosis found worldwide. Literature indicates the importance of teaching families how to support the child. Orphan children are an exposed group and if the child also is diagnosed with CP the child is even more exposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of technique for measuring muscle activity and knee motion in children with CP

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Hamed Rahim Zadeh; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cerebral Palsy (CP) has an impact on muscles and movement. This happens due to brain damage before the age of two years. Either sometimes before birth, during childbirth or after birth. According to hjarnfonden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spasticity, muscle strength and functional mobility in children with cerebral palsy and in typically developing children : A pilot study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Avdelningen för fysioterapi

    Author : Alexandra Palmcrantz; [2020]
    Keywords : cerebral palsy; children and adolescents; functional mobility; muscle strength; spasticity;

    Abstract : Introduction: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a CNS related permanent disorder following a lesion on the developing brain. Spasticity and muscle weakness are the most commonly reported impairments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing for Cognitive DisabilityHow FlexiChat Affects the Accessibility of Instant Messaging

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Anna Nystedt; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this thesis an Instant Messaging application named FlexiChat, suited for adolescents in special needs school, has been developed and evaluated. Communication is based on symbols instead of text and uses the Flexiboard as main input device to accommodate the cognitive limitations of the user group. READ MORE