pediatric considerations

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jpowell22
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pediatric considerations
Updated:
2012-05-28 18:03:18
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  1. How are kids mobility/flexibility different then adults?
    they have greater mobility and flexibility than adults
  2. What type of stretching should never be used on children?
    ballistic stretching
  3. Absolute muscle strength increases linearly until about what age?
    13-14
  4. How much does muscle mass increase in males and females from childhood?
    • 5 times in males
    • 3.5 times in females
  5. How does a childs heart rate differ from an adults?
    childs is higher
  6. How are childrens energy levels compared to adults?
    kids are less mechanically efficient than adults, therefore lose more energy
  7. What are most postural deviations in children related to?
    age - usually improve without treatment as part of neuromuscular development

    protruding abdomen, varus/valgus LE alignments, flat feet

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