jump positionA popular term referring to a characteristic stance adopted by a child with spastic paraplegia of cerebral palsy, in which he or she stands on his or her knees with hips flexed and ankles in equinus position.
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jump positionPediatrics The posture of a child who stands on his/her knees with hips flexed and ankles in equinus position, a characteristic stance in spastic paraplegia of cerebral palsy. See Cerebral palsy.
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