Leen Van Gestel

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint To what extent is mean EMG frequency during gait a reflection of functional muscle strength in children with cerebral palsy?
    L Van Gestel
    KU Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Tervuursevest, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 33:916-23. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Effect of dynamic orthoses on gait: a retrospective control study in children with hemiplegia
    Leen Van Gestel
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:63-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Probabilistic gait classification in children with cerebral palsy: a Bayesian approach
    Leen Van Gestel
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, FABER, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2542-52. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Altered arm posture in children with cerebral palsy is related to instability during walking
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 16:528-35. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Is interlimb coordination during walking preserved in children with cerebral palsy?
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1418-28. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint How can push-off be preserved during use of an ankle foot orthosis in children with hemiplegia? A prospective controlled study
    Kaat Desloovere
    Clinical Motion Analysis Laboratory, CERM, University Hospital of Pellenberg Leuven, KU Leuven, Weligerveld 1, 3212 Pellenberg, Belgium
    Gait Posture 24:142-51. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Three-dimensional upper limb movement characteristics in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy and typically developing children
    Ellen Jaspers
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2283-94. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Arm swing during walking at different speeds in children with Cerebral Palsy and typically developing children
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1957-64. 2011
  9. pmc Gait stability in children with Cerebral Palsy
    Sjoerd M Bruijn
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium Department of Orthopedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, PR China Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1689-99. 2013

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. doi request reprint To what extent is mean EMG frequency during gait a reflection of functional muscle strength in children with cerebral palsy?
    L Van Gestel
    KU Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Tervuursevest, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 33:916-23. 2012
    ..These findings underscore the potential of the mean EMG frequency recorded during 3DGA, for the evaluation of functional muscle strength in children with CP...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of dynamic orthoses on gait: a retrospective control study in children with hemiplegia
    Leen Van Gestel
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Dev Med Child Neurol 50:63-7. 2008
    ..In general, the results of this study indicated a substantial functional flexibility of the CFO...
  3. doi request reprint Probabilistic gait classification in children with cerebral palsy: a Bayesian approach
    Leen Van Gestel
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, FABER, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2542-52. 2011
    ..4% was reached. The BN of this study achieved promising accuracy rates and was found to be successful for classifying ankle and knee joint motion on a continuum of different clinically relevant gait patterns...
  4. doi request reprint Altered arm posture in children with cerebral palsy is related to instability during walking
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 16:528-35. 2012
    ..Toddlers learning to walk adopt specific 'guard' arm postures to maintain their balance during forward progression. In Cerebral Palsy (CP), the cause of the altered arm postures during walking has not been studied...
  5. doi request reprint Is interlimb coordination during walking preserved in children with cerebral palsy?
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1418-28. 2012
    ..The compensating (non-affected) arm primarily affected coordinative stability, which underlines the importance of active arm movements in HE. Increasing walking speed may be used to improve interlimb coordination in DI...
  6. ncbi request reprint How can push-off be preserved during use of an ankle foot orthosis in children with hemiplegia? A prospective controlled study
    Kaat Desloovere
    Clinical Motion Analysis Laboratory, CERM, University Hospital of Pellenberg Leuven, KU Leuven, Weligerveld 1, 3212 Pellenberg, Belgium
    Gait Posture 24:142-51. 2006
    ..However, compared to shoes, not all improvements were statistically significant...
  7. doi request reprint Three-dimensional upper limb movement characteristics in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy and typically developing children
    Ellen Jaspers
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2283-94. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint Arm swing during walking at different speeds in children with Cerebral Palsy and typically developing children
    Pieter Meyns
    Department of Biomedical Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, K U Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1957-64. 2011
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  9. pmc Gait stability in children with Cerebral Palsy
    Sjoerd M Bruijn
    Research Center for Movement Control and Neuroplasticity, Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium Department of Orthopedics, First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, Fujian, PR China Electronic address
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1689-99. 2013
    ..5cm), while effects of walking speed (∼20cm per m/s increase in walking speed) and group (∼5cm) were much larger. These results suggest that the FPE may be used to quantify gait stability in TD children and children with CP...