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Articles of the Week

Young children’s footwear taxonomy: An international Delphi survey of parents, health and footwear i

The point of this post is to introduce you to the cutest taxonomy on the planet so that therapists, parents, orthotist, podiatrists, researchers and everyone else who might deal with children's feet can start to speak the same language about footwear and improve shared understandings - very cool!

Skeletal Muscle in Cerebral Palsy: From Belly to Myofibril

This review will provide a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the current knowledge regarding the pathophysiology of muscle contractures in cerebral palsy.

Muscle activation and energy-requirements for varying postures in children and adolescents with cere

Across all GMFCS levels, children and adolescents with CP had elevated energy expenditure during standing that exceeded the sedentary threshold of 1.5 METs. Our findings suggest that changing a child’s position to standing may contribute to the accumulation of light activity and reduction of long intervals of sedentary behavior.


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The Effect of Virtual Reality Games on the Gross Motor Skills of Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Met
Importance of toe flexor strength in vertical jump performance
Standing abduction at 15° to 30° for 10 h/wk reduces MP and preserves range of motion for up to 7 ye
The Effects of Resistance Training on Health of Children and Adolescents With Disabilities
Anterior or Posterior Ankle Foot Orthoses for Ankle Spasticity: Which One Is Better?
Determining the most effective exercise for gluteal muscle activation in children with cerebral pals
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Flip-flops do not alter the neuromuscular function of the gastrocnemius muscle and tendon during wal
Associations Between Early Structural MRI, Hammersmith Infant Neurological Exam, and General Movemen
Epidemiology of scoliosis in cerebral palsy: A population-based study at skeletal maturity
Topical Review: Approach to Diagnosis and Management of the Pediatric Foot and Ankle in Cerebral Pal
CLINICAL PERSPECTIVE: Assessing Relaxed Standing Alignment and Posture in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Stimuli for Adaptations in Muscle Length and the Length Range of Active Force Exertion-A Narrative R
The evidence for improving balance by strengthening the toe flexor muscles:  A systematic review
Use of Frame Running for Adolescent Athletes With Movement Challenges: Study of Feasibility to Suppo
Effects of baby walker use on the development of gait by typically developing toddlers
Gait characteristics and effects of early treadmill intervention in infants and toddlers with down s
Associations Between Early Structural MRI, Hammersmith Infant Neurological Exam, and General Movemen
Designing exercise to improve bone health among individuals with cerebral palsy
Knee and foot contracture occur earliest in children with cerebral palsy: a longitudinal analysis of
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Postural Asymmetries and Assistive Devices Used by Adults With Cerebral Palsy in Lying, Sitting, and
Starting a DBS service for children:  It's not the latitude but the attitude -  Establishment of the
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