Treadmill versus Overground Walking and CP
[Source: Clinical Rehabilitation via Your Therapy Source]
Clinical Rehabilitation has published research comparing the effects of a 7 week treadmill training or overground walking program for children with cerebral palsy. There was 36 participants in the study with cerebral palsy levels I-III on the Gross Motor Functional Classification System who were randomly assigned to the treadmill or overground walking group. They completed a 7 week, 2 sessions per week, program in the physical therapy clinic.
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