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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 504387, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/504387
Research Article

Evaluation of Functional Electrical Stimulation to Assist Cycling in Four Adolescents with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

1Interdisciplinary Program in Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
2Biomechanics Division, ARCCA Inc., Penns Park, PA 18943, USA
3Department of Physical Therapy, University of Delaware, Newark, 301 McKinly Laboratory, DE 19716, USA
4Research Department, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Received 2 November 2011; Revised 12 January 2012; Accepted 13 February 2012

Academic Editor: Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham

Copyright © 2012 Ann Tokay Harrington et al. 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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