Essays about: "Cerebral palsy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 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. 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

  4. 4. Effective Physical Therapy Methods For Improving Postural Control In Children Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Anna Barka; [2019]
    Keywords : physical therapy; cerebral palsy; postural control; balance;

    Abstract : AIM: The aim of this study was to investigate which physical therapy methods are most effective for improving the postural control in children and adolescents diagnosed with CP, in order to provide to physical therapists with new evidence on the topic for integrating them in theirs intervention plans. METHOD: A systematic literature review was conducted in order to collect all the relevant information according to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA). READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing a prototype using IMUs to do 24 hours measurement of knee joint mobility in children with Cerebral Palsy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Anza Ahmed; [2019]
    Keywords : IMU; Biomedical engineering; sensors; cerebral palsy; CP; BNO055; BNO080; knee joint; Arduino; electrical engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a disorder of movement that is caused before, during or soon after birth. CP affects movement and co-ordination caused by lack of muscle control by the brain [1], [2]. Stiff muscles, weak muscles, tremors and seizures as well as difficulties with swallowing are examples of symptoms in children with CP. READ MORE