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An Investigation of the Effects of Gross Motor Function Levels on the Nutrition and Growth Status of Children with Spastic Quadriparetic Cerebral Palsy

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.109
Synopsis: 
An increased gross motor function level in children with spastic quadriparetic cerebral palsy (CP) affects their nutrition and growth level unfavorably. Children with CP who are in a better state functionally are closer to the normal nutrition and growth pattern.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the gross motor function levels and nourishment and growth levels of children with spastic quadriparetic cerebral palsy.

Accepted: 
15 Dec, 2017
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2017

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