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Joan Stiles, Judy S. Reilly, Susan C. Levine, Doris A. Trauner, and Ruth Nass

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195389944

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.001.0001

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Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Somatosensory and Motor Processes

Chapter:
(p.107) 4 Somatosensory and Motor Processes
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Neural Plasticity and Cognitive Development
Author(s):

Joan Stiles

Judy S. Reilly

Susan C. Levine

Doris A. Trauner

Ruth Nass

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389944.003.0004

This chapter discusses studies focusing on children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) of any etiology. Topics covered include motor development after early focal lesions and the emergence of hemiparesis; the range of motor impairments; anatomical correlates of hemiparesis and motor reorganization; reorganization of the motor system; the range of sensory impairments; sensory-motor interaction; and organization and reorganization of the somatosensory system.

Keywords:   children, hemiplegic cerebral palsy, motor development, focal lesions, hemiparesis, motor system, sensory impairment, sensory-motor interaction, somatosensory system

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