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Positioning for Children GMFCS Levels IV-V: Focus on Hip Health

Summary of References for Positioning for Children GMFCS Levels IV-V: Focus on Hip Health

  1. Palisano, R., Rosenbaum, P., Walter, S., Russell, D., Wood, E., & Galuppi, B. (1997).  Development and reliability of a system to classify gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy.  Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 39, 214-223.  View Pubmed Abstract  
  2. Porter, D., Michael, S., & Kirkwood, C. (2008). Is there a relationship between preferred posture and positioning in early life and the direction of subsequent asymmetrical postural deformity in non ambulant people with cerebral palsy? Child: care, health and development, 35,5, 635-641  View Pubmed Abstract   
  3. Poutney, T., Mandy, A., Green, E & Gard, P. (2009). Hip subluxation and dislocation in cerebral palsy – a prospective study on the effectiveness of postural management programmes. Physiotherapy Research International, 14 (2), 116-127  View Pubmed Abstract  
  4. Paleg, G. S., Smith, B.A., & Glickman, L.B. (2013). Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations for Dosing of Pediatric Supported Standing Programs. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 232-247  View Pubmed Abstract  
  5. Hankinson, J. & Morton, R.E. (2002). Use of a lying hip abduction system in children with bilateral cerebral palsy; a pilot study. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 44, 177-180  View Pubmed Abstract  
  6. Martinsson, C., & Himmelmann, K. (2011) Effect of weight-bearing in abduction and extension on hip stability in children with cerebral palsy. Pediatric Journal of Physical Therapy, 23, 150-157  View Pubmed Abstract
  7. Dalen, Y., Saaf, M., Rignertz, H., Kelfbeck, B., Mattsson, E. & Haglund-Ackerlind, Y. (2010). Effects of standing on bone density and hip dislocation in children with severe cerebral palsy. Advances in Physiotherapy, 12, 187-193
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014