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Dr. Ellen Kaye Gehrke's (Professor - Community Health Department) Report to TERI Regarding the HRV Pilot Study.

This is the report of a recent pilot study by Dr. Ellen Kaye Gehrke and colleagues: A Study of the Effectiveness of Therapeutic Riding in Children with Autism Spectral Disorder (ASD) as Measured by Changes in the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) Using Heart Rate Variability As The Analysis Factor.


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