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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Hippotherapy's Influence In Static Balance In A Subject With Charcot-marie-tooth Disease [influência Da Hipoterapia No Equilíbrio Estático Em Um Indivíduo Com Doença De Charcot-marie-tooth]
Author: Meneghetti C.H.Z.
de Meira M.T.
Poletti S.
Batistela A.C.T.
Ferracini Junior L.C.
Abstract: Objective. Verify hippotherapy's influence in static balance in a subject with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT). Method. It was done a study of case, with one subject with Charcot-Marie-Tooth, female gender, 12 years old. The subject was filmed in anterior view (frontal view) and profile (saggital view). The instrument used was Computerized Biophotogrammetry which served as angular reference to verify body's oscillations in the static balance. The hippotherapy was done during 16 sessions, twice a week, for 2 months, using the hippotherapy program and equestrian activities. Results. The oscillations's degrees evaluated after the hippotherapy intervention showed decrease both in frontal and saggital views. Conclusion. This study showed that with the hippotherapy intervention this subject with Charcot-Marie-Tooth showed improvement in her static balance.
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2012
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