March 13 Cerebral Palsy.doc

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Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies
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Joel Edwards

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March 13 Cerebral PalsyWhat Is Cerebral PalsyCerebralof the brainPalsylack of muscle controlA nonprogressive neuromuscular disabilityAffects movement and postureA group of disorders of the development of movement and posture causing activity limitations that are attributed to nonprogressive disturbances that occurred in Fetal development or appear in the first 3 years of life Cerebral Palsy isNot contagious not hereditary and not life threateningIt is estimated that CP affects1 of every 500 babiesUpto 1 in 3 premature babiesAffects 50000 canadiansIt is difficult to state and exact number of individuals with CPRisk FactorsAnything that increases chances of premature birth such as smoking and alcoholPreNatal Risk FactorsIdiopathicMultiple birthsDamaged placenta
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