Maria Grazia Benedetti

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Affiliation: Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Equinus foot classification in cerebral palsy: an agreement study between clinical and gait analysis assessment
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:213-21. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis contribution to problems identification and surgical planning in CP patients: an agreement study
    A Ferrari
    Children Rehabilitation Unit, IRCCS S Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 51:39-48. 2015
  3. pmc Estimation of pelvis kinematics in level walking based on a single inertial sensor positioned close to the sacrum: validation on healthy subjects with stereophotogrammetric system
    Francesca Bugané
    LetSense Srl, via Bruno Buozzi 25, Castel Maggiore 40013, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 13:146. 2014
  4. pmc A task-oriented circuit training in multiple sclerosis: a feasibility study
    Sofia Straudi
    Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Department, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Neurol 14:124. 2014
  5. pmc Comparison of allograft-prosthetic composite reconstruction and modular prosthetic replacement in proximal femur bone tumors: functional assessment by gait analysis in 20 patients
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Orthop 84:218-23. 2013
  6. pmc Self-reported gait unsteadiness in mildly impaired neurological patients: an objective assessment through statistical gait analysis
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:64. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint How do the elderly negotiate a step? A biomechanical assessment
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:567-73. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinicoradiographic assessment of flexible flatfoot in children
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100:463-71. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of meniscal-bearing total ankle replacement: a gait analysis study
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:19-26. 2008
  10. pmc Effects of an adapted physical activity program in a group of elderly subjects with flexed posture: clinical and instrumental assessment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 5:32. 2008

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Publications46

  1. ncbi request reprint Equinus foot classification in cerebral palsy: an agreement study between clinical and gait analysis assessment
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 47:213-21. 2011
    ..Few attempts have been made to classify different forms of equinus foot for specific treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis contribution to problems identification and surgical planning in CP patients: an agreement study
    A Ferrari
    Children Rehabilitation Unit, IRCCS S Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 51:39-48. 2015
    ....
  3. pmc Estimation of pelvis kinematics in level walking based on a single inertial sensor positioned close to the sacrum: validation on healthy subjects with stereophotogrammetric system
    Francesca Bugané
    LetSense Srl, via Bruno Buozzi 25, Castel Maggiore 40013, Italy
    Biomed Eng Online 13:146. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess by state-of-the-art gait analysis the reliability of a single inertial device attached to the sacrum to measure pelvis kinematics during level walking...
  4. pmc A task-oriented circuit training in multiple sclerosis: a feasibility study
    Sofia Straudi
    Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Department, Ferrara University Hospital, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Neurol 14:124. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Comparison of allograft-prosthetic composite reconstruction and modular prosthetic replacement in proximal femur bone tumors: functional assessment by gait analysis in 20 patients
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Acta Orthop 84:218-23. 2013
    ..In the allograft-prosthesis composite, the detached tendons are fixated to the graft. We assessed whether the latter procedure provides functional advantages regarding gait...
  6. pmc Self-reported gait unsteadiness in mildly impaired neurological patients: an objective assessment through statistical gait analysis
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:64. 2012
    ..However, in the literature there are only a few papers that address this disorder. The aim of this study is to identify objectively subclinical abnormal gait strategies in these patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint How do the elderly negotiate a step? A biomechanical assessment
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:567-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to detect alterations of the motor pattern of elderly subjects while climbing a single step ("one step negotiation") which may account for tripping and risk of falling...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinicoradiographic assessment of flexible flatfoot in children
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 100:463-71. 2010
    ..Radiographic assessment is still used to evaluate flexible flatfoot in children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of meniscal-bearing total ankle replacement: a gait analysis study
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 98:19-26. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use gait analysis to compare the functional performance of patients who underwent TAR versus a control population...
  10. pmc Effects of an adapted physical activity program in a group of elderly subjects with flexed posture: clinical and instrumental assessment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 5:32. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Treadmill exercise in early mutiple sclerosis: a case series study
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:53-9. 2009
    ..An adequate instrumental measure set was adopted to provide evidence of minimal motor dysfunction, not quantifiable by means of standard clinical examination...
  12. pmc Physical activity monitoring in obese people in the real life environment
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:47. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint A new protocol for 3D assessment of foot during gait: application on patients with equinovarus foot
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:1033-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the clinical value of a recently introduced original protocol for full three dimensional analysis of ankle rotations in patients with equinovarus foot...
  14. pmc To what extent does leg length discrepancy impair motor activity in patients after total hip arthroplasty?
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 34:1115-21. 2010
    ..There is biomechanical evidence that a limb lengthening of up to two centimetres after THA in general does not need to be corrected by means of a contralateral shoe lift. Individual decisions to the contrary need to be justified...
  15. ncbi request reprint Muscle performance about the knee joint in patients who had distal femoral replacement after resection of a bone tumor. An objective study with use of gait analysis
    M G Benedetti
    Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 82:1619-25. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Muscle activation pattern and gait biomechanics after total knee replacement
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Instituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40 124, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:871-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate residual muscle function abnormalities after total knee replacement, with respect to gait kinematics and kinetics...
  17. doi request reprint In vivo kinematics and kinetics of a bi-cruciate substituting total knee arthroplasty: a combined fluoroscopic and gait analysis study
    Fabio Catani
    Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, via di Barbiano 1 10 40136 Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 27:1569-75. 2009
    ..e., accurate rotation-translation at the replaced knee and complete locomotion patterns at both lower limb joints, suggested that bi-cruciate substituting arthroplasty can restore physiological knee motion and normal overall function...
  18. doi request reprint Multi-segment trunk kinematics during locomotion and elementary exercises
    Alberto Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:562-71. 2011
    ..This study describes multi-segmental trunk motion based on a new technique which is a compromise between technical limitations, implied with the experiments, and clinical relevance...
  19. doi request reprint Muscle activity around the knee and gait performance in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty patients: a comparative study on fixed- and mobile-bearing designs
    Fabio Catani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1042-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the functional recovery of patients with mobile UKA versus fixed-bearing designs by state-of-the-art gait analysis and, in particular, by assessing muscular activity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and biomechanical assessment of patella resurfacing in total knee arthroplasty
    Lisa Berti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:610-6. 2006
    ..This study compares the biomechanics of the knee in patients after total knee arthroplasty with and without patellar resurfacing during stair climbing...
  21. doi request reprint Diagnosis of flexible flatfoot in children: a systematic clinical approach
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Orthopedics 34:94. 2011
    ..Functional assessment by specific tests should be included in the examination, as evidence exists that morphology and function are not necessarily related...
  22. doi request reprint Femoral loads during gait in a patient with massive skeletal reconstruction
    Fulvia Taddei
    Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:273-80. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint Living with rotationplasty--quality of life in rotationplasty patients from childhood to adulthood
    Cristiana Forni
    Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Muskuloscheletal Oncology, Bologna, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 105:331-6. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Fluoroscopic and gait analysis of the functional performance in stair ascent of two total knee replacement designs
    Silvia Fantozzi
    Dipartimento di Elettronica Informatica e Sistemistica, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Gait Posture 17:225-34. 2003
    ..A more complete and powerful assessment of the functional performances of different TKR designs can be performed in-vivo by combining gait and fluoroscopic analyses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Gait performance in an original biologic reconstruction of proximal femur in a skeletally immature child: a case report
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1534-41. 2006
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  26. ncbi request reprint A new anatomically based protocol for gait analysis in children
    Alberto Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Gait Posture 26:560-71. 2007
    ..1 degrees in pelvic obliquity and 9.6 degrees in knee internal-external rotation. The protocol is feasible and allows 3D anatomical-based measurements of segment and joint motion and data sharing according to current standards...
  27. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery after hip resurfacing and rehabilitation
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Sport Rehabil 21:167-74. 2012
    ..Surface replacement of the hip is aimed especially at active patients, and it seems to achieve optimal functional results in a short time if associated with a tailored rehabilitation protocol...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mobile and fixed bearing total knee prosthesis functional comparison during stair climbing
    F Catani
    Gait Analysis Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna 40136, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 18:410-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this investigation is to determine the functional performance of the mobile bearing total knee replacement prosthesis as compared to the fixed bearing type total knee replacement prosthesis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Botulinum toxin with and without casting in ambulant children with spastic diplegia: a clinical and functional assessment
    M Bottos
    Childhood Neuromotor Disabilities Centre, Azienda USL, Bologna, Italy
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:758-62. 2003
    ..We confirmed that BTX-A reduces spasticity and improves functional performance in standing and walking; association with casting provides more marked and enduring results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Advanced multimodal visualisation of clinical gait and fluoroscopy analyses in the assessment of total knee replacement
    A Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 79:227-40. 2005
    ..In a single software, a thorough and effective clinical and biomechanical analysis of human motion was performed...
  31. ncbi request reprint A new software tool for 3D motion analyses of the musculo-skeletal system
    A Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 21:870-9. 2006
    ..With this aim, the present work exploits the features of a software tool recently developed within a EU-funded project ('Multimod') in a series of different research studies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Rear-foot, mid-foot and fore-foot motion during the stance phase of gait
    A Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, Bologna 40136, Italy
    Gait Posture 25:453-62. 2007
    ..The information obtained from this protocol, consistent with previous clinical knowledge, enhanced our understanding of the dynamics of the human foot during stance...
  33. ncbi request reprint An anatomically based protocol for the description of foot segment kinematics during gait
    A Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 14:528-36. 1999
    ..To design a technique for the in vivo description of ankle and other foot joint rotations to be applied in routine functional evaluation using non-invasive stereophotogrammetry...
  34. doi request reprint GAIT analysis in patients operated with a novel total ankle prosthesis
    S Ingrosso
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Gait Posture 30:132-7. 2009
    ..EMG revealed a good recovery of physiological activity for the biceps femoris at 12-month follow-up. The new ankle prosthesis contributed to early functional recovery at 6 months, maintained at 1 year...
  35. ncbi request reprint Analysis of function after intra-articular fracture of the os calcis
    F Catani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bologna, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Italy
    Foot Ankle Int 20:417-21. 1999
    ..Complex disturbances in gait were found in the group of patients that did not undergo open reduction or internal fixation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pre-operative planning and gait analysis of total hip replacement following hip fusion
    M G Benedetti
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40139 Bologna, Italy
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 70:215-21. 2003
    ..This study proved a fundamental role played by these two computer-based tools in the support of the clinical decision making process...
  37. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery after hip resurfacing and rehabilitation
    Maria Grazia Benedetti
    Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    J Sport Rehabil 21:167-74. 2012
    ..Surface replacement of the hip is aimed especially at active patients, and it seems to achieve optimal functional results in a short time if associated with a tailored rehabilitation protocol...
  38. doi request reprint Quantitative comparison of current models for trunk motion in human movement analysis
    Alberto Leardini
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24:542-50. 2009
    ..The scope of the present study is to compare quantitatively these models on the basis of the same motion...
  39. doi request reprint Quantitative comparison of five current protocols in gait analysis
    Alberto Ferrari
    Movement Analysis Laboratory, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Gait Posture 28:207-16. 2008
    ..Higher correlations were observed between the protocols with similar biomechanical models, whereas little influence seems to be ascribed to the marker-set...
  40. pmc Total knee replacement versus osteochondral allograft in proximal tibia bone tumours
    M Colangeli
    Bone Tumor Centre, Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    Int Orthop 31:823-9. 2007
    ..An allograft, when optimal reconstruction is performed, gives better functional results...
  41. doi request reprint Measuring Functional Performance at Discharge From Hospital After Total Joint Arthroplasty as a Pre-requisite for Planning Early Rehabilitation: A Prognostic Study
    Mattia Morri
    Mattia Morri, pht, Physiotherapist Researcher, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna Natalia Franchini, pht, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna Graziella Gerini, pht, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna Rosalba Morabito, pht, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna Elettra Pignotti, PhD, Statistician, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, 40136 Bologna Maria Grazia Benedetti, MD, Medical Director, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy via Pupilli 1, Leiden
    Orthop Nurs 34:95-100. 2015
    ..The autonomy achieved by discharge after total knee and hip arthroplasty is important for planning early rehabilitation...
  42. pmc Surgical leg rotation: cortical neuroplasticity assessed through brain mapping using transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Luigi Tesio
    aDepartment of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Chair of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Milan bDepartment of Neurorehabilitation Sciences, Italian Auxologico Institute IRCCS, Milano cPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit dMusculoskeletal Oncology Unit, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Rehabil Res 37:323-33. 2014
    ..25). Nevertheless, the results seem consistent with cortical plasticity reflecting strengthening of the unaffected leg and a combination of cross-education and skill training of the rotated leg. ..
  43. doi request reprint Effectiveness of ultrasound-guided injections combined with shoulder exercises in the treatment of subacromial adhesive bursitis
    Giuseppe Gasparre
    Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Pupilli 1, Bologna, Italy
    Musculoskelet Surg 96:S57-61. 2012
    ..005). No differences were found in function assessment. The UGI combined with shoulder exercises in the treatment of subacromial adhesive bursitis is effective to ensure a more frequent complete pain relief in the medium term...
  44. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of adult idiopathic cavus foot with plantar fasciotomy, naviculocuneiform arthrodesis, and cuboid osteotomy. A review of thirty-nine cases
    Sandro Giannini
    Orthopaedic Department, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:62-9. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Flat foot functional evaluation using pattern recognition of ground reaction data
    A Bertani
    Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 14:484-93. 1999
    ..Main purpose of this study was to apply quantitative gait analysis and statistical pattern recognition as clinical decision-making aids in flat foot diagnosis and post-surgery monitoring...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis with an integrated system for functional assessment of talocalcaneal coalition
    Claudia Giacomozzi
    Department of Technology and Health, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96:107-15. 2006
    ..Surgical treatment of talocalcaneal coalition seems to be effective in restoring more physiologic subtalar and forefoot motion and loading patterns...