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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2011, Article ID 712165, 7 pages
Review Article

Aquatic Exercise Programs for Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?

1CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Room 408, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 1C7
2Health Sciences Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4L8

Received 26 May 2011; Accepted 4 October 2011

Academic Editor: Deepak Kamat

Copyright © 2011 J. W. Gorter and S. J. Currie. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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