Cerebral Palsy | Upper Limbs Assessment in Children With Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
Cerebral palsy is the leading cause of physical disability among children. Manual dexterity and upper limbs functionality is limited between these children. The purpose of this study is to stablish a specific profile of school children with cerebral palsy based on the upper limbs assessment.
Who is eligible to participate?
Inclusion Criteria: - Cerebral palsy diagnosis. - Aged between 6 and 10 years old. - Children attending a school. Exclusion Criteria: - Severe cognitive impairment.
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Other:AssessmentThe children with cerebral palsy were assessed. Different measures evaluating the upper limbs functionality are used.
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
Children with cerebral palsyChildren diagnosed with cerebral palsy are included in this group. An assessment and an intervention will be carried out.
Start Date: November 2013
Completed Date: October 2016
Primary Outcome: Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI)
Secondary Outcome: Manual dexterity
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: Marie Carmen Valenza, PhD
Lead Sponsor: Universidad de Granada