Effects of Therapeutic Riding on Functioning and Quality of Life in Veterans: An ICF Perspective
2016 PATH Intl. Annual Conference
The World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health [ICF] has been widely used to classify levels of functioning in vulnerable populations as well as a framework to understand links between physical and cognitive deficits with life activities. Discuss the use of ICF as a framework to understand the effects of equine-assisted activities on combat veterans.
Beth Lanning, PhD, MCHES, is an associate professor in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University. Her research examines human-animal interaction in programs with at-risk youth, children with ASD and combat soldiers. Nancy Krenek, DPT, HPCS, is the CEO of R.O.C.K., Ride on Center for Kids, a PATH Intl. PAC in Georgetown, TX, director of therapy and research and a PATH Intl. Certified Registered Instructor.
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