Tom Broekmans

Summary

Affiliation: Hasselt University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the effects of a 20-week whole-body vibration training programme on leg muscle performance and function in persons with multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Healthcare Research Center, Department Healthcare, PHL University College, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 42:866-72. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effects of long-term resistance training and simultaneous electro-stimulation on muscle strength and functional mobility in multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Healthcare Research Center, Belgium
    Mult Scler 17:468-77. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between upper leg muscle strength and walking capacity in persons with multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation Research Center, PHL University College, Belgium
    Mult Scler 19:112-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Predicting habitual walking performance in multiple sclerosis: relevance of capacity and self-report measures
    Domien Gijbels
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Health Care Research Centre, PHL University College, Hasselt, Belgium
    Mult Scler 16:618-26. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Natural naive CD4+CD25+CD127low regulatory T cell (Treg) development and function are disturbed in multiple sclerosis patients: recovery of memory Treg homeostasis during disease progression
    Koen Venken
    Hasselt University, Biomedisch Onderzoeksinstituut and Transnationale Universiteit Limburg, School of Life Sciences, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    J Immunol 180:6411-20. 2008

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. doi request reprint Exploring the effects of a 20-week whole-body vibration training programme on leg muscle performance and function in persons with multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Healthcare Research Center, Department Healthcare, PHL University College, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 42:866-72. 2010
    ..To investigate the acute effects of long-term whole-body vibration on leg muscle performance and functional capacity in persons with multiple sclerosis...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of long-term resistance training and simultaneous electro-stimulation on muscle strength and functional mobility in multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Healthcare Research Center, Belgium
    Mult Scler 17:468-77. 2011
    ..Resistance training studies in multiple sclerosis (MS) often use short intervention periods. Furthermore, training efficiency could be optimized by unilateral training and/or electrical stimulation...
  3. doi request reprint The relationship between upper leg muscle strength and walking capacity in persons with multiple sclerosis
    Tom Broekmans
    REVAL Rehabilitation Research Center, PHL University College, Belgium
    Mult Scler 19:112-9. 2013
    ..In persons with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) resistance training improves muscle strength but effects on walking capacity are inconsistent...
  4. doi request reprint Predicting habitual walking performance in multiple sclerosis: relevance of capacity and self-report measures
    Domien Gijbels
    REVAL Rehabilitation and Health Care Research Centre, PHL University College, Hasselt, Belgium
    Mult Scler 16:618-26. 2010
    ..Ambulatory monitoring, however, includes aspects of community ambulation not captured in the clinic, and must be considered as an additional outcome for evaluating interventions in multiple sclerosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Natural naive CD4+CD25+CD127low regulatory T cell (Treg) development and function are disturbed in multiple sclerosis patients: recovery of memory Treg homeostasis during disease progression
    Koen Venken
    Hasselt University, Biomedisch Onderzoeksinstituut and Transnationale Universiteit Limburg, School of Life Sciences, Diepenbeek, Belgium
    J Immunol 180:6411-20. 2008
    ..Taken together, this study provides strong evidence for a disturbed thymic nTreg development and function in MS patients. Moreover, memory Treg but not naive Treg homeostasis recovers during disease progression...