Vestibular Processing Dysfunction in Children

By Kenneth J Ottenbacher, Margaret A Short Degraft

© 1985 – Routledge

164 pages

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About the Book

This collection of chapters is intended to help expand, organize, and enhance understanding of the scientific and clinical relevance of vestibular-related research. Articles present a well-developed body of research with both clinical and theoretical implications, including a variety of studies contributed by individuals from different backgrounds and with diverse orientations. This collection contains anatomical investigations, analyses of instruments designed to clinically assess spedcific functions, descriptive bahavioral studies, intervention research , literature reviews and analyses which place the existing research within the broader contex of scientific literature.

Table of Contents

Contents The Vestibular System: An Overview of Structure and Function

  • Assessment of Vestibular Function in Children
  • Reliability and Clinical Significance of the Southern California Postrotary Nystagmus Test
  • Developmental Status of Children Exhibiting Postrotatory Nystagmus Durations of Zero Seconds
  • Immediate Effects of Waterbed Flotation on Approach and Avoidance Behaviors of Premature Infants
  • Effects of Controlled Rotary Vestibular Stimulation on the Motor Performance of Infants With Down Syndrome
  • A Meta-Analysis of Applied Vestibular Stimulation Research
  • Vestibular Stimulation as Early Experience: Historical Perspectives and Research Implications

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED003000
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General
MED003050
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / Occupational Therapy