A Nieuwboer

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Validity of the trunk impairment scale as a measure of trunk performance in people with Parkinson's disease
    Geert Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1304-8. 2007
  2. ncbi Prediction of outcome of physiotherapy in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Alice Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 16:886-93. 2002
  3. ncbi Concurrent validity of accelerometry to measure gait in Parkinsons Disease
    Sue Lord
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Gait Posture 27:357-9. 2008
  4. ncbi Electromyographic profiles of gait prior to onset of freezing episodes in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Alice Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Groep T, Belgium
    Brain 127:1650-60. 2004
  5. ncbi Attending to the task: interference effects of functional tasks on walking in Parkinson's disease and the roles of cognition, depression, fatigue, and balance
    Lynn Rochester
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1578-85. 2004
  6. ncbi Development of an activity scale for individuals with advanced Parkinson disease: reliability and "on-off" variability
    A Nieuwboer
    Neuromotor Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, University of Leuven, Tervuursevst 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Phys Ther 80:1087-96. 2000
  7. ncbi Abnormalities of the spatiotemporal characteristics of gait at the onset of freezing in Parkinson's disease
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Mov Disord 16:1066-75. 2001
  8. ncbi The effect of a home physiotherapy program for persons with Parkinson's disease
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 33:266-72. 2001
  9. doi Turning and unilateral cueing in Parkinson's disease patients with and without freezing of gait
    J Spildooren
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 207:298-306. 2012
  10. pmc Cueing training in the home improves gait-related mobility in Parkinson's disease: the RESCUE trial
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:134-40. 2007

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Publications31

  1. ncbi Validity of the trunk impairment scale as a measure of trunk performance in people with Parkinson's disease
    Geert Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1304-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate construct validity of the Trunk Impairment Scale (TIS) as a measure of trunk performance in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  2. ncbi Prediction of outcome of physiotherapy in advanced Parkinson's disease
    Alice Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 16:886-93. 2002
    ..Prediction of the effect of a home physiotherapy intervention on the basis of four clinical characteristics of patients with advanced Parkinson's disease...
  3. ncbi Concurrent validity of accelerometry to measure gait in Parkinsons Disease
    Sue Lord
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Gait Posture 27:357-9. 2008
    ..74-0.94, p< or =0.05). Mean score differences between the two instruments were greatest for step frequency for both PD and comparisons. The VAM is useful for objective gait measurement in the home and community...
  4. ncbi Electromyographic profiles of gait prior to onset of freezing episodes in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Alice Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Groep T, Belgium
    Brain 127:1650-60. 2004
    ..The observed changes contribute to insufficient forward progression, deceleration and eventually a breakdown of movement...
  5. ncbi Attending to the task: interference effects of functional tasks on walking in Parkinson's disease and the roles of cognition, depression, fatigue, and balance
    Lynn Rochester
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1578-85. 2004
    ..To evaluate the interference effects on walking of functional activities in the home in people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and the contribution of clinical symptoms to disturbance of gait...
  6. ncbi Development of an activity scale for individuals with advanced Parkinson disease: reliability and "on-off" variability
    A Nieuwboer
    Neuromotor Unit, Department of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, University of Leuven, Tervuursevst 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Phys Ther 80:1087-96. 2000
    ..SSUBJECTS: Twenty-nine people with Parkinson disease and with disability and considerable disease duration (mean=11.7 years, SD=4.9, range=6-22) took part in the study...
  7. ncbi Abnormalities of the spatiotemporal characteristics of gait at the onset of freezing in Parkinson's disease
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Mov Disord 16:1066-75. 2001
    ..Results suggest that freezing is caused by a combination of an increasing inability to generate stride length superimposed on a dyscontrol of the cadence of walking...
  8. ncbi The effect of a home physiotherapy program for persons with Parkinson's disease
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 33:266-72. 2001
    ..The results support application and development of the treatment concept and highlight that physiotherapy aimed at improving function in Parkinson's disease is best provided in the home situation...
  9. doi Turning and unilateral cueing in Parkinson's disease patients with and without freezing of gait
    J Spildooren
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 207:298-306. 2012
    ..This raises further questions as to the influence of training on cue dependency and on the feasibility of either continuous application of cues or using cognitive strategies as an alternative...
  10. pmc Cueing training in the home improves gait-related mobility in Parkinson's disease: the RESCUE trial
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:134-40. 2007
    ..The Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: Strategies for Cueing (RESCUE) trial investigated the effects of a home physiotherapy programme based on rhythmical cueing on gait and gait-related activity...
  11. doi Cued motor imagery in patients with multiple sclerosis
    E Heremans
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 206:115-21. 2012
    ..In sum, our results indicate that MS patients imagine movements in a better way when they are provided with external cues during MI. These findings are important for developing rehabilitation strategies based on MI in patients with MS...
  12. doi Screening for fitness to drive after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H Devos
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurology 76:747-56. 2011
    ..To identify the best determinants of fitness to drive after stroke, following a systematic review and meta-analysis...
  13. ncbi Discriminant ability of the Trunk Impairment Scale: A comparison between stroke patients and healthy individuals
    G Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 27:1023-8. 2005
    ..Further, the variables that had an influence on obtaining a high score on the TIS in healthy subjects were examined...
  14. ncbi The use of rhythmic auditory cues to influence gait in patients with Parkinson's disease, the differential effect for freezers and non-freezers, an explorative study
    A M Willems
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 28:721-8. 2006
    ..To study the effect of rhythmic auditory cues on gait in Parkinson's disease subjects with and without freezing and in controls...
  15. ncbi Time use of stroke patients in an intensive rehabilitation unit: a comparison between a Belgian and a Swiss setting
    W De Weerdt
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Disabil Rehabil 22:181-6. 2000
    ..Functional improvement after stroke has been related to the intensity of treatment. The present study was set up to observe how stroke patients spend their time in a rehabilitation unit...
  16. doi Cognitive aspects of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: a challenge for rehabilitation
    Elke Heremans
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001, Heverlee, Belgium
    J Neural Transm 120:543-57. 2013
    ..A FOG-related reduction of cognitive resources implies that adaptation of rehabilitation interventions is indicated for patients with FOG to promote the consolidation of learning...
  17. ncbi Predictors of fitness to drive in people with Parkinson disease
    H Devos
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Tervuursevest 101, BE 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Neurology 69:1434-41. 2007
    ..To develop an efficient clinical screening battery to accurately predict the fitness to drive in people with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  18. ncbi Group physiotherapy improves time use by patients with stroke in rehabilitation
    W De Weerdt
    Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Department of Rehabilitation, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Aust J Physiother 47:53-61. 2001
    ..These results indicate that feedback about patients' time use can substantially influence management and consequently patients' behaviour in rehabilitation...
  19. ncbi The challenge of evaluating freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's disease
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Br J Neurosurg 22:S16-8. 2008
    ..To ensure valid and reliable measurement of FOG, a combined methodology is recommended relying on tests of complex gait during the off-period together with a FOG-questionnaire, addressing severity and impact of freezing on daily life...
  20. ncbi Effects of deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus on freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease: a prospective controlled study
    S Vercruysse
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 85:871-7. 2014
    ..To date, notions about the effects of subthalamic deep brain stimulation (STN-DBS) on FOG remain controversial...
  21. doi Keeping an eye on imagery: the role of eye movements during motor imagery training
    E Heremans
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroscience 195:37-44. 2011
    ..These findings contribute to guidelines for optimizing training protocols based on motor imagery...
  22. ncbi The Trunk Impairment Scale: a new tool to measure motor impairment of the trunk after stroke
    G Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 18:326-34. 2004
    ..The TIS scores, on a range from 0 to 23, static and dynamic sitting balance as well as trunk co-ordination. It also aims to score the quality of trunk movement and to be a guide for treatment...
  23. ncbi The effect of cues on gait variability--reducing the attentional cost of walking in people with Parkinson's disease
    Katherine Baker
    School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:314-20. 2008
    ..The reduction in gait variability of PD subjects with cues, suggests they may reduce the attentional cost of walking...
  24. ncbi Quantitative gait analysis in Parkinson's disease: comparison with a healthy control group
    Olumide Sofuwa
    Department of Rehabilitation Research, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1007-13. 2005
    ..To compare gait parameters in Parkinson's disease (PD) during the on-phase of medication cycle with those of healthy elderly control subjects...
  25. ncbi The effect of external rhythmic cues (auditory and visual) on walking during a functional task in homes of people with Parkinson's disease
    Lynn Rochester
    Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:999-1006. 2005
    ..To evaluate (1) the influence of rhythmic cues on gait interference during a functional activity and (2) the relationship of clinical symptoms to gait interference...
  26. ncbi Trunk performance after stroke and the relationship with balance, gait and functional ability
    Geert Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 20:451-8. 2006
    ..Subjects: Fifty-one stroke patients, attending a rehabilitation programme, participated in the study...
  27. ncbi The immediate effect of attentional, auditory, and a combined cue strategy on gait during single and dual tasks in Parkinson's disease
    Katherine Baker
    School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:1593-600. 2007
    ..To compare the effect of rhythmic auditory and attentional cues, and a combination of both cues on gait, in people with Parkinson's disease (PD) during single and dual tasks...
  28. ncbi Gait and gait-related activities and fatigue in Parkinson's disease: what is the relationship?
    Lynn Rochester
    School of Health, Community and Education Studies, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1365-71. 2006
    ..To explore the relationship between gait and gait-related activities and fatigue in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  29. ncbi Time course of trunk, arm, leg, and functional recovery after ischemic stroke
    Geert Verheyden
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Leuven, Belgium
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:173-9. 2008
    ..Patterns of recovery provide useful information concerning the potential of physical recovery over time and therefore the setting of realistic goals for rehabilitation programs...
  30. ncbi Turning in Parkinson's disease patients and controls: the effect of auditory cues
    Anne Marie Willems
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Mov Disord 22:1871-8. 2007
    ..92 to 6.00%, P < 0.05). In summary: Cueing reduced the gait-timing variability during turning, but PwPD maintained a wider arc to turn compared with controls...
  31. pmc Trunk performance after stroke: an eye catching predictor of functional outcome
    Geert Verheyden
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:694-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this multicentre study was to examine the predictive validity of the Trunk Impairment Scale (TIS) and its subscales when predicting the Barthel Index score at 6 months after stroke...