The acute effects of physiotherapy on general movement patterns in preterm infants: A single-blind study

Kepenek-Varol B., Tanriverdi M. , Iscan A. , Alemdaroglu-Gurbuz I.

EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, vol.131, pp.15-20, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 131
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2019.02.004
  • Title of Journal : EARLY HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-20


Background: The General Movement Assessment (GMA) is a video analysis method developed by Heinz Prechtl that examines the infant's spontaneous movements. In recent years, although many studies have been performed in preterm infants by applying GMA, few studies have shown the effects of early intervention on GMA.