An investigation of the effect of the lower extremity sensation on gait in children with cerebral palsy

Uzun Akkaya K., ELBASAN B.

GAIT & POSTURE, vol.85, pp.25-30, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.12.026
  • Journal Name: GAIT & POSTURE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.25-30
  • Keywords: Cerebral palsy, Sensory assessment, Gait, Tactile sense, Proprioception, JOINT-POSITION SENSE, POSTURAL CONTROL, RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, SENSIBILITY, SCORE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Sensory disorders frequently accompany the motor disorders in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Research question: Do children with CP have sensory disturbances in their lower extremities? If there are sensory impairments, do these impairments affect gait?