Effects of Hippotherapy on Gross Motor Function and Functional Performance of Children with Cerebral Palsy
Study conducted by the Yonsei University College of Medicine
Published online by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, this study was conducted by the Yonsei University College of Medicine to investigate the effects of hippotherapy on gross motor function and functional performance in children with spastic cerebral palsy. Significant improvement was observed in the group participating in hippotherapy compared to the control group.
University of Illinois - Kids & Concentration Brochure
Kids who spend more time outside end up paying more attention inside.
A study conducted by the University of Illinois Landscape and Human Health Laboratory suggests that the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder are releaved after contact with nature.
Studies Show Positive Effects of Contact With Nature
List of 15 studies compiled by Project Nature Connect and reprinted with their permission.
From improved cognitive and motor skills to shorter hospital stays, Hoofbeats & Heartbeats is pleased to provide this list of studies which discusses the many benefits of time spent in the natural environment. References are included for furthere research by the reader.