Resumo Introdução: A Síndrome de Down (SD), de todas as síndromes genéticas é a mais comum. Na Equoterapia, os movimentos tridimensionais. Equoterapia é um método terapêutico que utiliza o movimento do cavalo para resultados funcionais, realizada em praticantes com síndrome de Down (SD). Síndrome de Down – Projeto de Equoterapia e Hidroterapia. likes · 1 talking about this. Esta página foi criada para divulgar os valores e as.

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Hippotherapy and respiratory muscle strength in children and adolescents with Down syndrome

As noted in the Table 3significant correlation was shown only for the variable MIP in relation to age; thus, the older the individual, the better the sundrome respiratory muscle strength. Immediate effects of a hippotherapy session on gait parameters in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Considering the formula presented by Neder et al. Remote access to EBSCO’s databases is permitted to patrons of subscribing institutions accessing from remote locations for personal, non-commercial use.

These df corroborate our findings, which demonstrated that the stimuli provided by hippotherapy contribute to a better alignment of biomechanical structures, especially in shoulder and hip sindrone and thoracic kyphosis. The last demographic census, conducted in by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics IBGE 4included research on the existence of permanent deficiencies: After this analysis, it was decided to exclude four individuals, who even after the explanations, did not understand the tasks of the test.

Patients with DS demonstrated satisfactory changes in motor behavior reflected in improved static posture after treatment with hippotherapy. Photographs were obtained with individuals in swimwear, standing erect in the views: In case there was a equoterapiz between the measurements, the procedure was repeated.

Hippotherapy has been shown to produce improvements in postural and motor control in special populations with cerebral palsy, genetic disorders, developmental delays and Down syndrome 16which reaffirms the theory that this therapy is beneficial for individuals with these conditions.

This study had a similar result, where the MIP and MEP values of individuals of both groups were far below the predicted values for age. Revista da sociedade brasileira de atividade motora adaptada. It is therefore suggested that hippotherapy can improve the posture of subjects with DS. A by test or B by the overall value of the MQ Study subjects were of both sexes, aged years, and all diagnosed with Down syndrome.


Arch Phys Med Rehabil. The results indicated improvements in static and dynamic balance, motor coordination and muscle strength. The balance of DS patients is also altered, since the cerebellum and the vestibular apparatus, extremely important in maintaining balance and static posture, are immature in this population Variabilidade da frequencia cardiaca em praticantes de equoterapia com paralisia cerebral.

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Observations on ethinic classification of idiots. Statistical analysis was by means of descriptive distribution of means, minimum, maximum and standard deviation.

Censo [cited Feb 18]. The inability to maintain the quality of posture and movement, as presented by people with DS, is reflected on the trunk, altering the harmony of the mechanics of breathing, modifying the chest and abdominal pressures. As for the MQ3 task, they show the dlwn of the majority of subjects after the application of the program of activities, in relation to lateral jumps, also statistically significant results.

Speech therapy in hippotherapy

Such changes reflected in an equotsrapia in static posture, better alignment of shoulders, head, hip, lower limbs, decreased kyphosis and head protrusion.

Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba; After applying the test, there was a strong positive correlation with significance between the duration of the equine therapy in months and the following variables: References 1 Projeto Down.

Original articles Effect of hippotherapy in the global motor coordination in individuals with Down Syndrome. In one study conducted in children equotera;ia clinical diagnosis of DS, Schuster et al. Likewise, Silva and Ferreira 26also evaluating motor coordination in children with DS who participated in motor intervention using Physical Education classes, evaluated by KTK, show that in single-jumping MQ2 and lateral jumping tasks MQ3 the children presented progress in the development confirming with improvement of the acquired quality of the task after the intervention.


The analyses were done individually and the post-test was equoterzpia after thirteen treatment sessions.

Conclusion This study demonstrates that hippotherapy benefits respiratory muscle strength in individuals with Down syndrome, and that the youngest subjects had the best results. The research began with 20 individuals with DS, and at the end, we considered 5 subjects, according to the organization chart Figure sinvrome with a mean of Values of maximal expiratory pressure are greater compared to equotetapia of maximal inspiratory pressure in children and adolescents of both sexes The inclusion criteria of the subjects in the research were: To investigate the effect of a program of horseback riding therapy on the angular kinematics of the ankle and knee in children with Down’s syndrome.

Simdrome and methods The study included 41 subjects, 20 of which were in the hippotherapy practicing group PG and 21 of which were in the non-practicing group NPG. The utility of spirometry in diagnosing pulmonary restriction.

In addition to improvements of motor and postural control, social and emotional interactions may have positive effects on quality of life and self-esteem Pereira and Leandro 35 corroborate our work, stating that they verified the benefits of Hippotherapy in the main delays of motor development with patients with DS submitted to the treatment protocol with exercises for balance, motor coordination and muscle strength.

From the left acromion to the left anterior superior iliac spine; sindro,e. Statistical analysis was performed by means of descriptive distribution. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Improvements were achieved for the alignment of shoulder, head, hip, and lower limbs, in addition to decrease in kyphosis and head protrusion.

Data were subjected to qualitative descriptive analysis using cluster and statistical analysis with the aid of the software Sigma Stat 2. This donw was a cross-sectional, analytical, observational study.