Category Archives: Research

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CPISRA Conference Call for Abstracts Open

We are thrilled to announce that abstract submissions for the inaugural Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Conference are now open! The Conference focus is “Physical activity for health of people with cerebral palsy or acquired brain injury”. Submissions […]

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Survey Confirms Demand for a CPISRA Family Camp

Following announcing and holding our inaugural outdoor recreation camp for adults with CP and related conditions, CPISRA received a lot of enquiries for a similar camp for young people and/or families.

In September 2019, we circulated a survey to all […]

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SAVE THE DATE for the inaugural CPSIRA Conference

Cerebral Palsy Foundation and Disability Sport Australia are thrilled to
announce the inaugural CPISRA Conference on Physical Activity and Health for
People with Cerebral Palsy or Acquired Brain Injury. This unique and exciting
conference will take place at the University of Sydney […]

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Physiological and Biomechanical Determinants of RaceRunning Performance

Researchers from University of Gloucestershire are currently conducting a study to understand some of the main factors, which can affect RaceRunning performance. Despite the growth of RaceRunning on the international para-athletic scene and the sport featuring at the World Para […]

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The Effect of RaceRunning on Cardiometabolic Disease Risk Factors and Functional Mobility…

…in Young People with Moderate-Severe Cerebral Palsy: A Feasibility Study

Researchers from Queen Margaret’s University, Edinburgh, University of Gloucestershire and Brunel University, London, were recently awarded an Action Medical Research grant to investigate the feasibility of carrying out a larger study […]

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Can high velocity training cause muscle adaption in individuals with cerebral palsy (CP?)

The preliminary findings of Tessa Gallinger’s Masters thesis indicated that muscle length can increase with high velocity training in individuals with CP. In some subjects there was no change in muscle length, however in those individuals Gallinger saw an optimal […]

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