Authors

MARIA RUBERTO1, BEATRICE GALLAI2, GABRIELE TRIPI3,4, FRANCESCO LAVANO5, MARGHERITA SALERNO6, SERENA MARIANNA LAVANO5, PALMIRA ROMANO7, DANIELA RUSSO8, ROSA MAROTTA5, SABRINA FRANCO10, ELISABETTA PICCIOCCHI11,12, DIEGO GERACI10, MARIO GIUSEPPE CHISARI13, GABRIELLA MARSALA14, ANNA NUNZIA POLITO15, MICHELE SORRENTINO16, ROSARIA MARTINA MAGLIULO17, LUCREZIA D’ORO18, ANNABELLA DI FOLCO9, LUCIA PARISI9, DAVIDE TESTA9, PAOLO MURABITO19, FRANCESCO CERRONI20

Departments

1CDR Santa Maria del Pozzo, Somma Vesuviana, Italy - 2Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy - 3Department PROSAMI, University of Palermo, Italy - 4Childhood Psychiatric Service for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, CH Chinon, France - 5Department of Health Sciences, University “Magna Graecia”, Catanzaro, Italy - 6Sciences for Mother and Child Health Promotion, University of Palermo, Italy - 7Centro di Riabilitazione LARS, Sarno, Italy - 8Centro di Riabilitazione La Filanda LARS; Sarno, Italy - 9Department of Psychology, Educational Science and Human Movement, University of Palermo, Italy - 10Department of Medical, Surgical and Advanced Technology Sciences G.F. Ingrassia, University of Catania, Catania, I-95123, Italy - 11Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy - 12Casa di Cura Villa dei Fiori Acerra, Napoli, Italy - 13Istituto nazionale della previdenza sociale (INPS), Catania, Italy - 14Struttura Complessa di Farmacia, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria, Ospedali Riuniti di Foggia, Foggia, Italy - 15Complex Structure of Neuropsychiatry Childhood-Adolescence of Ospedali Riuniti of Foggia, Foggia, Italy - 16NICU -Preterm and High Risk Newborn Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Service; Pineta Grande Hospital Castel Volturno (CE), Italy - 17Centro Studi Della Scoliosi S.R.L, Italy - 18Centro Ambulatoriale Santo Stefano, Pesaro, Italy - 19Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy - 20Centro Manzoni s.r.l., Napoli, Italy

Abstract

Neuropsychomotricity in water is a rehabilitative practice that avails itself just of the liquid element, as a mediator of relationships: in water yes they upset all dynamics, be they relational, of equilibrium, of movement and perception, due to the fact that proprioceptive sensations, created by bodily contact with water, they are different than those generated by contact with air.

Keywords

neuropsychomotricity, pediatric rehabilitation, water.

DOI:

10.19193/0393-6384_2018_4s_330