publication . Article . 2016

Effect of core stability exercise on postural stability in children with Down syndrome

Sobhy M. Aly;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2016 Journal: International Journal of Medical Research and Health Sciences (issn: 2319-5886, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sumathi Publications
Down syndrome is one of the commonest causes of developmental delay in children. Postural stability problems often exist with Down syndrome. To investigate the effect of core stability exercises on postural stability in children with down syndrome. Thirty children (21 boys and 9 girls) with down syndrome, with ages ranged from 6 to 10 years were participated in this study. They were assigned randomlyinto study and control group. Study group received core stability exercises and conventional physical therapy program while control group received Conventional physical therapy program. The duration of treatment was 8 weeks. Postural stability was evaluated pre an...
free text keywords: core stability, Down syndrome, postural stability, balance, Medicine, R, Medicine (General), R5-920
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