Journal article

Training Two-Wheel Bike Skills in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Practice Survey of Therapists in Australia

Rachel Toovey, Alicia J Spittle, Anna Nicolaou, Jennifer L McGinley, Adrienne R Harvey

Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

AIM: To describe current practices of physiotherapists and occupational therapists when training two-wheel bike skills in children with cerebral palsy (CP) within an International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework. METHODS: Ninety-five physiotherapists and occupational therapists working with children with CP in Australia completed a customized online survey. Survey questions related to: eligibility, initial assessment, intervention characteristics, and evaluation of effectiveness. Open-ended responses were analyzed using deductive content analysis. Close-ended questions were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The ICF was used as a framework for coding ..

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