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Moon, J. H., Jung, J. H., Hahm, S. C., & Cho, H. Y. (2017). The effects of task-oriented training on hand dexterity and strength in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a preliminary study. Journal of physical therapy science, 29(10), 1800-1802.
This study investigated the effects of task-oriented training (TOT) on hand dexterity and strength in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy. The intervention group received 20 minutes of task- oriented training per session, in addition to conventional occupational therapy (2x/week for 4 weeks). Improved hand dexterity was seen in the intervention group
Conclusion: Task-oriented training may be used as an intervention to improve hand dexterity in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy.
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