Exploring the Relevance of the Personal and Social Responsibility Model in Adapted Physical Activity: A Collective Case Study
- DIGEST. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Jan2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p89
The article presents summaries of various research articles. The paper "Nutrition and fitness curriculum: Designing instructional interventions for children with developmental disabilities," by C. G. Simpson and colleagues, published in "TEACHING Exceptional Children," examines strategies for...
- Fighting Cerebral Palsy. // American Fitness;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on rehabilitation, physical education and exercise physiology programs for children and adults with cerebral palsy.
- Quadriceps Femoris Muscle Voluntary Force and Relaxation Capacity in Children With Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy. Tammik, Karin; Matlep, Mariann; Ereline, Jaan; Gapeyeva, Helena; Pääsuke, Mati // Pediatric Exercise Science;Feb2008, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p18
Isometric voluntary force production and relaxation capacity of the quadriceps femoris (QF) muscle was compared between 12 children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy (CP) and healthy controls, age 10-11 years. Children with CP had less (p < .05) maximal voluntary-contraction force, voluntary...
- Rectus Femoris Distal Tendon Resection Improves Knee Motion in Patients With Spastic Diplegia. Presedo, Ana; Megrot, Fabrice; Ilharreborde, Brice; Mazda, Keyvan; Penneçot, Georges-François // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;May2012, Vol. 470 Issue 5, p1312
Background: Children with spastic diplegia frequently show excessive knee extension (stiff-knee gait) throughout swing phase, which may interfere with foot clearance. Abnormal rectus femoris activity is commonly associated with a stiff-knee gait. Rectus femoris transfer has been recommended to...
- Check Out These New Moves. // Current Health Teens;Feb2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p12
The article offers information on several ways to boost fitness including martial arts, zumba and frisbee game.
- Wrestling and Children with Cerebral Palsy. Kelly, Michelle E.; Legg, David; Bentle, Joee; Burnett, Wilson Sierman // Palaestra;Winter2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p25
The article discusses the freestyle wrestling modules used in the physical activities of children with cerebral palsy in the U.S. It explores the definition of cerebral palsy which refers to a non-progressive, but often changing, motor impairment syndrome in the brain development. It reviews the...
- Activities for Children With Severe Cerebral Palsy. Miller, S. E.; Schaumberg, K. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Oct1988, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p276
The purpose of this paper was to provide examples of physical activities in which children with severe spastic cerebral palsy can participate. These activities were designed in consultation with a physical therapist and used in elementary and middle schools. They included the four-pin stretch,...
- ADAPTIVE MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION MATCHES STUDENTS WITH INSTRUCTORS. // Black Belt;Dec2012, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p20
The article reports on the establishment of the Adaptive Martial Arts Association by Jason Davis, who suffered cerebral palsy, to help disabled people find instructors who are willing to help them train in martial arts.
- Developing Your Child's Physical Education IEP. Grosse, Susan J. // Exceptional Parent;Sep2009, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p24
The article offers information on how to develop the physical education of a child's individualized education program (IEP) in the U.S. It states that participation in physical education class provides a child with opportunities to develop and maintain optimal levels of physical fitness....