• Benefits and Enjoyment of a Swimming Intervention for Youth With Cerebral Palsy: An RCT Study

    5 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    To investigate enjoyment and specific benefits of a swimming intervention for youth with cerebral palsy .
    Fourteen youth with CP (aged 7 to 17 years, Gross Motor Function Classification System levels I to III) were randomly assigned to control and swimming groups. Walking ability, swimming skills, fatigue, and pain were assessed at baseline, after a 10-week swimming intervention or control period, after a 5-week follow-up and, for the intervention group, after a 20-week follow-up period. The level of enjoyment of each swim-session was assessed.
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