Dance and rehabilitation in cerebral palsy

a systematic search and review

Citlali Lopez-Ortiz, Deborah J. Gaebler-Spira, Sara N. Mckeeman, Reika N. Mcnish, Dido Green

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Abstract

AIM: To conduct a review of research literature on the use of dance and movement with music (rhythmic auditory stimulation [RAS]) in the neurorehabilitation of children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP).

METHOD: We conducted a systematic search and quality appraisal of the research literature on dance and RAS in CP. Additionally, we linked the research outcomes to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework.

RESULTS: Studies showed preliminary evidence of the benefits of dance and RAS on body functions, particularly balance, gait, walking, and cardiorespiratory fitness for individuals with CP. Research gaps are evident across all domains of the ICF, particularly in the participation and environment domains.

INTERPRETATION: To facilitate translation of quantitative research outcomes to the clinical classification of the ICF, a table was constructed that links traditional areas of quantitative rehabilitation research with the ICF categories highlighting areas of research strengths and areas where increased rigor is desirable. The potential for dance and RAS to have positive impacts on body functions, emotional expression, social participation, and attitudinal change are indicated areas for consideration in future research.

WHAT THIS PAPER ADDS: The potential for dance and movement to music help balance, gait, and walking in children and adults with cerebral palsy. Research gaps are evident across International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health domains, particularly participation and environment domains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)393-398
JournalDevelopmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Volume61
Issue number4
Early online dateOct 23 2018
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2019

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Cerebral Palsy
Acoustic Stimulation
Rehabilitation
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Research
Music
Gait
Walking
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Social Participation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Clinical Neurology

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Dance and rehabilitation in cerebral palsy : a systematic search and review. / Lopez-Ortiz, Citlali; Gaebler-Spira, Deborah J.; Mckeeman, Sara N.; Mcnish, Reika N.; Green, Dido.

In: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, Vol. 61, No. 4, 04.2019, p. 393-398.

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Lopez-Ortiz, Citlali ; Gaebler-Spira, Deborah J. ; Mckeeman, Sara N. ; Mcnish, Reika N. ; Green, Dido. / Dance and rehabilitation in cerebral palsy : a systematic search and review. In: Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2019 ; Vol. 61, No. 4. pp. 393-398.
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