Wpływ obozu Aktywnej Rehabilitacji na przewidywanąsatysfakcję z życia osób z tetraplegią / The influence of the Active Rehabilitation Programme on the predicted life satisfaction of people with quadriplegia
The paper presents the results of the research on the influence of the 1st level of Active Rehabilitation System (ARS) on predicted life satisfaction in people after spinal cord injury in the cervical segment. The study employed the Cantrill Ladder. It was applied in two versions, the ladder “today” and the ladder “in the future” in the initial and final test. The study was carried out in a group of 94 men with quadriplegia aged 18-57 with the division according to age (younger and older group), time since the injury (up to 2 years and over 2 years after the injury) and the level of spinal cord injury (C5-C6 and C6-C7). The Active Rehabilitation System affected the improvement of life satisfaction (the ladder “future”) in 75% of the examined people. The greater improvement was noticed in the younger group and in the group with shorter time after the injury. The improvement of life satisfaction was independent on the level of spinal injury.
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