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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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Each and every re of the horse requires the rider to adjust their muscle tone to the body schema, which is neurological and established by simultaneous proprioceptive and exteroceptive information, and hippotherapy multiplies these effects Rev Inst Cienc Saude.

The sample was composed of children and adolescents of both sexes, selected by convenience, where a equotrrapia visit to the institutions was undertaken to present the project to the [therapy] coordinators and preselect the subjects who could participate in the study, according to the inclusion criteria described above. Varela cownanalyzing individuals with SD by KTK, showed that the younger individuals performed better in the rear balance test, odwn found in the present study in which the younger individuals of the EG had better results in this task.

Specifically in tasks such as the balance beam, single jump and side jump, besides global motor coordination. Aiming at this objective, graphs were also presented, as well as tables with descriptive measures mean, maximum, minimum, variation and standard deviation suitable for quantitative variables It was an observational, analytical, cross-sectional study with a population of individuals with DS, in the Federal District, between the ages of six and 14, of both genders and who practice or not.

It was concluded that the older individuals who practice Equoterapia had the worst values in the LJ – Lateral Jump test; MJ – Monopedal Jump and total motor coordination. Rev Fisioter S Fun. For this study, we used the horse step gait.



Powered Saddle and Pelvic Mobility: Rev Bras F Desempenho Hum. Individuals with Down syndrome may have decreased respiratory muscle strength due to hypotonia, a common characteristic in this population. In relation to the activities in common to the sindrkme, it was reported based on an anamnesis form, which in the institutions related to each group, the children had physiotherapeutic follow-up, participated in occupational therapies, follow-up with speech therapists, Physical Education classes and besides the pedagogical accompaniment, with psychologist and physician.

Services on Demand Journal. In Brazil, statistics on the frequency of equotefapia, temporary or permanent, are very scarce. The tasks proposed by the KTK Test were organized in the form of circuits, as suggested by Ribeiro 23 and performed with one individual at a time.

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

Still, the individuals of this age of EG presented better results than those of the CG, thus reinforcing the quality of the stimuli created by Hippotherapy. Services on Demand Journal. Discussion It was observed, in the present study, that for both genders the mean values of the tasks performed by the Hippotherapy group were superior when compared to the individuals of the control group. The evolution of DS treatment is undergoing important advances. The effect of hippotherapy on functional outcomes for children with disabilities: Bone mineral density and respiratory muscle strength in male individuals with mental retardation with and without Down syndrome.

For comparisons data before and after hippotherapy sessions, we used the t-test. equotearpia

Speech therapy in hippotherapy

As safety procedures regarding the use of appropriate clothing and helmets, it was followed the guidelines of ANDE-Brazil. The inclusion criteria of the subjects in the research were: The same authors evaluated respiratory function eqioterapia created a profile of DS children aged between 5 and 12 years, revealing low values of respiratory muscle strength.


It can also be observed that in MQ4 the maximum values, represented by the upper line of the graph, are equal in the sindtome groups, that is, GV of the minimum values in the EG is GV of 46 and of the GV CG of 55, showing that there is greater variation of the values in the EG. A convenience sample was used, where the researchers previously visited the institutions that worked with individuals with DS, both those who had the Hippotherapy program and those who did not.

Down syndrome DS of all genetic syndromes is the most common. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. The effect of therapeutic horseback riding on social functioning in children with autism. Individuals who practiced hippotherapy showed improvements in both sindeome and expiratory respiratory muscle strength, although no significant difference was demonstrated. Comparing the data available from the middle of the last century, it is possible to perceive the increase in the life expectancy of this population 5.

This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. Previously, medical records of patients with diagnosis of DS attending APAE were analyzed to obtain data such as age, sex and medications in equoferapia.