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Transcranial direct current stimulation for promoting motor function in cerebral palsy: a review

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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has the potential to improve motor function in a range of neurological conditions, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Although there have been many studies assessing tDCS in adult stroke, the literature regarding the efficacy of tDCS in CP is more limited. This review therefore focuses on the neurophysiological and clinical findings in children and adolescents with CP. Initial studies applying anodal tDCS to promote lower limb function are promising,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12984-018-0476-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2232-9598
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Article number:
121
Publication date:
2018-12-20
Acceptance date:
2018-12-14
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ISSN:
1743-0003
Pmid:
30572926
Source identifiers:
955060
Language:
English
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pubs:955060
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uuid:0ab61878-42f8-46bd-80f6-b0d85b804faa
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pubs:955060
Deposit date:
2019-01-15

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