Katherine Dimitropoulou, Adam Blanchard, Amber Newell, Genni Hester, Kelly Boscarino, Paul Weiland, Heakyung Kim; The Effects of an Adapted Community Sports Camp (“GAME ON”) on Functional Mobility, and Fitness in Children and Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy (CP). Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311520434. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-RP301B
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Date Presented 04/06/19
Our interdisciplinary team has developed a community-based camp "GAME ON" that actively engages children and adolescents with CP in learning new motor skills and improving their functional mobility and fitness. We emphasize the activities used in the camp and the outcome measures to monitor participants' progress. We present the results from a feasibility study that examined the effectiveness of the camp to improve and maintain functional mobility and physical activity in this population.
Primary Author and Speaker: Katherine Dimitropoulou
Additional Authors and Speakers: Genni Hester
Contributing Authors: Adam Blanchard, Amber Newell, Kelly Boscarino, Paul Weiland, Heakyung Kim
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