Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
- Muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the effect of an exercise programme: a randomized controlled trialEva Sandstedt
Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 11:7. 2013..The aim of the study was to see if an exercise programme with jumps had an effect on muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being and how it was tolerated...
- Assessment of data quality in a multi-centre cross-sectional study of participation and quality of life of children with cerebral palsyHeather Dickinson
School of Population and Health Sciences, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle, NE2 4AA, UK
BMC Public Health 6:273. 2006..The objective of this report is to assess data quality, in particular heterogeneity between regions, family and item non-response and potential for bias...
- Probability of walking in children with cerebral palsy in EuropeEva Beckung
Queen Silvia Children s Hospital Sahlgrenska, University of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden
Pediatrics 121:e187-92. 2008....
- The natural history of gross motor development in children with cerebral palsy aged 1 to 15 yearsE Beckung
Department of Physiotherapy, Institution of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska, Goteborg University, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 49:751-6. 2007..These kind of curves may be useful for monitoring and predicting motor development, for planning treatment, and for evaluating outcome after interventions...
- Motor impairments, neurological signs, and developmental level in individuals with Angelman syndromeEva Beckung
Department of Paediatrics, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 46:239-43. 2004..Risk of increasing impairment needs to be anticipated to prevent negative long-term effects of muscle imbalance and motor asymmetries in individuals with AS...
- Neuroimpairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions in children with cerebral palsyEva Beckung
Department of Paediatrics, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 44:309-16. 2002..The ICF has the capacity to be a model to help plan interventions for specific functional goals and to ascertain the child's participation in society...
- Gross and fine motor function and accompanying impairments in cerebral palsyK Himmelmann
Department of Paediatrics, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:417-23. 2006..GMFCS Level I correlated positively to increasing gestational age. We conclude that the classification of CP should be based on CP type and motor function, as the two combine to produce an indicator of total impairment load...
- Changing panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden. VIII. Prevalence and origin in the birth year period 1991-94B Hagberg
Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Paediatr 90:271-7. 2001..Probable aetiology was identified in 73% of preterm and 86% of term children. Among preterm children it was considered prenatal in 12%, peri/neonatal in 61% and unclassifiable in 27%, while it was 51%, 36% and 14% among term children...
- Health status of children with cerebral palsy living in Europe: a multi-centre studyE Beckung
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Child Care Health Dev 34:806-14. 2008..The aim of this report is to describe the health status of 8-12-year-old children with cerebral palsy (CP) of all severities in Europe using the Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)...
- Muscle strength training to improve gait function in children with cerebral palsyMeta Nyström Eek
Department of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 50:759-64. 2008..There was an increase in hip extensor moment and power generated at push off. Eight weeks of muscle strength training can increase muscle strength and improve gait function...
- Behaviour in children with cerebral palsy with and without epilepsyMalin Carlsson
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 50:784-9. 2008..We conclude that behavioural problems are common in children with CP, and even more when epilepsy is present. Parents identify these problems, and professionals need to address them...
- Are infants with torticollis at risk of a delay in early motor milestones compared with a control group of healthy infants?Anna Ohman
Department of Physiotherapy, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, Göteborg SE 416 85, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 51:545-50. 2009..001). The CMT group achieved early motor milestones significantly later than the control group until the age of 10 months, but the risk of delay seems to be more strongly associated with little or no time prone when awake than with CMT...
- Developmental coordination disorder and other motor control problems in girls with autism spectrum disorder and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderSvenny Kopp
Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sweden
Res Dev Disabil 31:350-61. 2010..Their motor problems contribute to reduced activity in daily life even when the effects of IQ have been partialled out...
- Bilateral spastic cerebral palsy--prevalence through four decades, motor function and growthKate Himmelmann
The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 11:215-22. 2007..Another objective was to characterise the group born in 1991-1998 with respect to gross motor function, spasticity and growth. Data were obtained from the CP register of western Sweden and rehabilitation records...
- Isometric muscle torque in children 5 to 15 years of age: normative dataMeta Nyström Eek
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1091-9. 2006..To establish reference values of arm and leg muscle strength as measured by isometric torque production in healthy children...
- Muscle involvement and motor function in amyoplasiaAnna Karin Kroksmark
Department of Pediatrics, Institute for the Health of Women and Children, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Am J Med Genet A 140:1757-67. 2006..Further, ultrasound or MRI of muscle tissue in the newborn period would be useful to evaluate prerequisites for future development of muscle strength and thereby anticipate response to therapy...
- Walking ability is related to muscle strength in children with cerebral palsyMeta Nyström Eek
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
Gait Posture 28:366-71. 2008..There was also a moderate to high correlation between muscle strength and the GMFM, indicating that muscle weakness affects walking ability. Independently walking children had more than 50% of predicted muscle strength values...
- Stretching treatment for infants with congenital muscular torticollis: physiotherapist or parents? A randomized pilot studyAnna Ohman
Department of Physiotherapy, The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Ostra, SE 416 85 Gothenburg, Sweden
PM R 2:1073-9. 2010..To investigate the time needed to achieve a good result in the range of motion (ROM) in the neck for infants with congenital muscular torticollis (CMT)...
- Muscle strength and kinetic gait pattern in children with bilateral spastic CPMeta Nyström Eek
Queen Silvia Childrens Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Gait Posture 33:333-7. 2011..582-0.766. The results of this study state the importance of the relationship of the overall muscle strength pattern in the lower extremity, not only the plantarflexors...
- Muscle strength and motor function in children and adolescents with spinal muscular atrophy II and IIIA K Kroksmark
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Silvia's Hospital for Children, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, , Sweden
Eur J Paediatr Neurol 5:191-8. 2001..Repeated assessments with the methods used in this study may be used to monitor the course of the disease and to evaluate the efficacy of treatment...
- The changing panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden. IX. Prevalence and origin in the birth-year period 1995-1998K Himmelmann
The Queen Silvia Children s Hospital, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
Acta Paediatr 94:287-94. 2005..This is the ninth report from the western-Swedish study of the prevalence and origin of cerebral palsy...
- Parent-reported quality of life of children with cerebral palsy in EuropeCatherine Arnaud
National Institute of Health and Medical Research, U558, Research Unit on Perinatal Epidemiology, Child Health and Development, Toulouse University III Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France
Pediatrics 121:54-64. 2008....
- Psychological problems in children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional European studyJackie Parkes
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, UK
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:405-13. 2008..To describe psychological symptoms in 8-12-year-old children with cerebral palsy; to investigate predictors of these symptoms and their impact on the child and family...
- Self-reported quality of life of 8-12-year-old children with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional European studyHeather O Dickinson
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Lancet 369:2171-8. 2007..Little is known about the quality of life (QoL) of disabled children. We describe self-reported QoL of children with cerebral palsy, factors that influence it, and how it compares with QoL of the general population...
- Using the MACS to facilitate comunication about manual abilities of children with cerebral palsyAnn Christian Eliasson
Dev Med Child Neurol 49:156-7. 2007
- The Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) for children with cerebral palsy: scale development and evidence of validity and reliabilityAnn Christin Eliasson
Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:549-54. 2006..The intraclass correlation coefficient between therapists was 0.97 (95% confidence interval 0.96-0.98), and between parents and therapist was 0.96 (0.89-0.98), indicating excellent agreement...
- Determinants of child-parent agreement in quality-of-life reports: a European study of children with cerebral palsyMelanie White-Koning
Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, U558, Faculte de Medecine, 37 Allees Jules Guesde, 31073 Toulouse Cedex, France
Pediatrics 120:e804-14. 2007..We examined whether child characteristics, severity of impairment, socioeconomic factors, and parental stress were associated with parent proxy reports being respectively higher or lower than child self-reports of quality of life...