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The analysis of functional capacity of people with tetraplegia during the 1st level of the Active Rehabilitation camp.

By Jozefowsky Peter, Bolach Bartosz and Prystupa Tetyana

Abstract

The aim of the study was to analyze functional capacity during the 1st level of the Active Rehabilitation camp of people after spinal cord injury (SCI) in cervical segment. The individual functional indicators as: self-service, sphincter control, mobility, locomotion and communication have been analyzed. The study included 30 men with SCI in cervical segment and in age of 18-45. The clinimetric scale for functional rating of neurological patients - The Functional Indicator "Repty" was used in the study. The test were conducted twice: immediately before the beginning of the camp and after. An improvement in functional capacity occurred among all respondents during the 1st level of the AR camp. The greatest improvements concerned the mobility and self-service, smaller improvement occurred in locomotion and sphincter control. There was no significant improvement in level of communication

Topics: Active Rehabilitation, tetraplegia, functional efficiency, Special aspects of education, LC8-6691, Education, L, DOAJ:Education, DOAJ:Social Sciences, Sports, GV557-1198.995, Recreation. Leisure, GV1-1860, Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, G, DOAJ:Sports Science, Sports medicine, RC1200-1245
Publisher: Kharkov National Pedagogical University
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:28adc4ebcb6a49fe8f5d3752bcf76474
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