Posture by Mijna Hadders-Algra
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By Mijna Hadders-Algra

Posture

A Key Issue in Developmental Disorders

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Posture by Mijna Hadders-Algra

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Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 179 The complex nature of the postural control system makes it vulnerable to adverse conditions during early life, such as prenatally or perinatally acquired lesions of the brain or preterm birth. Children with disorders of the developing brain nearly always have dysfunctions in postural control. The postural control system of children with other neurodevelopmental disabilities such as myelomeningocele or muscle disease is also challenged: it has to find age-specific solutions for the postural problems posed by the disorder. These postural problems have serious consequences for the activities of daily life, as adequate postural control is a prerequisite for adequate motility. Until now, knowledge about the nature of postural problems in children has been scattered, and this has hampered the development of appropriate therapeutic management strategies. This book is a breakthrough in that it introduces the reader to the complexity of typical and atypical postural development and provides suggestions for the day-to-day management of postural problems in children with developmental disorders such as cerebral palsy, developmental coordination disorder, muscle disorder and myelomeningocoele. "This should be a 'must read' for anyone whose occupation or interests are in the areas of motor development or rehabilitation" Diane Damiano.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781898683575
ISBN-10: 1898683573
Format: Paperback
(239mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Mac Keith Press
Publisher: Mac Keith Press
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Mijna Hadders-Algra

Mijna Hadders-Algra (Professor of Developmental Neurology, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands) Eva Brogren Carlberg (Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Woman and Child Health, Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden)

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