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Physical Disabilities

Therapeutic Implications

Edited by Uner Tan

Cukurova University, Turkey

This book, Physical Disabilities - Therapeutic Implications, presents reports on a wide range of areas in the field of neurobiological disabilities, including movement disorders (Uner Tan syndrome, genetic and environmental influences, chronic brain damage, stroke, and pediatric disabilities) related to physical and stem cell therapy. Studies are presented from researchers around the world, looking at aspects as wide-ranging as the genetics, wheelchair, and robotics behind the conditions to new and innovative therapeutic approaches.

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Physical DisabilitiesTherapeutic ImplicationsEdited by Uner Tan

Published: June 14th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65159

ISBN: 978-953-51-3248-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3247-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4792-3

Copyright year: 2017

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14304 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations


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1. Validity in Rehabilitation Research: Description and Classification

By Zohreh Salimi and Martin W. Ferguson‐Pell


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2. Rare and Disabling Movement Disorders: An Indian Experience

By Gurusidheshwar Wali and Gautam Wali


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3. Five-Wheeled Wheelchair with an Add-On Mechanism and Its Semiautomatic Step-Climbing and -Descending Function

By Masayoshi Wada and Yu Munakata


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4. Participation and Environmental Factors of Children with Physical Disabilities in Taiwan

By Lin-Ju Kang, Ai-Wen Hwang and Chia-Ling Chen


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5. Hand Rehabilitation after Chronic Brain Damage: Effectiveness, Usability and Acceptance of Technological Devices: A Pilot Study

By Marta Rodríguez-Hernández, Carmen Fernández-Panadero, Olga López-Martín and Begoña Polonio-López


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6. Impact of Non-Robotic Assisted Therapy for Improvement of Mobility of Paretic Upper Extremity Caused by Cerebral Palsy Compared to Classical Kinesiotherapy

By Nina Sladekova, Elena Ziakova, Jaroslav Kresanek, Stanislava Klobucka, Jana Havlova and Miroslav Malay


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7. After Stroke Movement Impairments: A Review of Current Technologies for Rehabilitation

By Pablo Aqueveque, Paulina Ortega, Esteban Pino, Francisco Saavedra, Enrique Germany and Britam Gómez


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8. Stem Cell Therapy in Pediatric Neurological Disabilities

By Alok Sharma, Hemangi Sane, Nandini Gokulchandran, Prerna Badhe, Pooja Kulkarni, Suhasini Pai, Ritu Varghese and Amruta Paranjape


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9. Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in Critical Illness

By Yuki Iida and Kunihiro Sakuma


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