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Bohm, H., Rammelmayr, M. K., & Döderlein, L. (2015). Effects of climbing therapy on gait function in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy-A randomized, controlled crossover trial. European Journal of Physiotherapy, 17(1), 1–8.

Christensen, M. S., Jensen, T., Voigt, C. B., Nielsen, J. B., & Lorentzen, J. (2017). To be active through indoor-climbing: An exploratory feasibility study in a group of children with cerebral palsy and typically developing children. BMC Neurology, 17(1).

Crawford, J.J, Vallence, J.K., Holt, N.L., Bell, G.J., Steed, H., Courneya, K. S. (2017). A pilot randomized, controlled trial of a wall climbing intervention for gynocologic cancer survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 44(1), 77–86.

Dorscht, L., Karg, N., Book, S., Graessel, E., Kornhuber, J., & Luttenberger, K. (2019). A German climbing study on depression: A bouldering psychotherapeutic group intervention in outpatients compared with state-of-the-art cognitive behavioural group therapy and physical activation-study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMC Psychiatry, 19(1).

Jolk, C., Dalgas, U., Osada, N., Platen, P., Marziniak, M. (2015). Effects of sports climbing on muscle performance and balance for patients with multiple sclerosis: A case series. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 22(8), 371–376.

Luttenberger, K., Stelzer, E. M., Först, S., Schopper, M., Kornhuber, J., & Book, S. (2015). Indoor rock climbing (bouldering) as a new treatment for depression: Study design of a waitlist-controlled randomized group pilot study and the first results. BMC Psychiatry, 15(1).

Steimer, J., & Weissert, R. (2017, December 19). Effects of sport climbing on multiple sclerosis. Frontiers in Physiology, Vol. 8.

Stemberger, M., Schmit, E., Kurnik, K., & Spannagl, M. (2015, November 1). Motivational effects of top-rope climbing therapy under individualized prophylaxis: A pilot study in young adults with severe haemophilia. Haemophilia, Vol. 21, pp. e504–e507.