Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc A Comparison between Two Instruments for Assessing Dependency in Daily Activities: Agreement of the Northwick Park Dependency Score with the Functional Independence Measure
    Siv Svensson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 3rd Floor, Per Dubbsgatan 14, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Rehabil Res Pract 2012:769513. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Computer game-based upper extremity training in the home environment in stroke persons: a single subject design
    Angélique Slijper
    Rehabilitation Medicine, The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Per Dubbsgatan 14 3rd floor, SU Sahlgrenska, Goteborg SE 413 45, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:35. 2014
  3. pmc Responsiveness of a modified version of the postural assessment scale for stroke patients and longitudinal change in postural control after stroke- Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)
    Carina U Persson
    The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:8. 2013
  4. pmc Outcome and upper extremity function within 72 hours after first occasion of stroke in an unselected population at a stroke unit. A part of the SALGOT study
    Hanna C Persson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 12:162. 2012
  5. pmc Gothenburg very early supported discharge study (GOTVED) NCT01622205: a block randomized trial with superiority design of very early supported discharge for patients with stroke
    Katharina S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 13:66. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Assessing and treating functional impairment in poststroke spasticity
    Katharina S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Section for Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurology 80:S35-44. 2013
  7. pmc A kinematic analysis of a haptic handheld stylus in a virtual environment: a study in healthy subjects
    Jurgen Broeren
    Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 19, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 4:13. 2007
  8. pmc Cross-diagnostic validity in a generic instrument: an example from the Functional Independence Measure in Scandinavia
    A Lundgren-Nilsson
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Guldhedsgatan 19 413 45 Göteborg, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:55. 2006
  9. pmc SALGOT--Stroke Arm Longitudinal study at the University of Gothenburg, prospective cohort study protocol
    Margit Alt Murphy
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 11:56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Functioning of the upper extremity in persons with late polio
    K S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Section for Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 18:354-8. 2011

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  1. pmc A Comparison between Two Instruments for Assessing Dependency in Daily Activities: Agreement of the Northwick Park Dependency Score with the Functional Independence Measure
    Siv Svensson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 3rd Floor, Per Dubbsgatan 14, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Rehabil Res Pract 2012:769513. 2012
    ..Conclusion. FIM and NPDS complement each other. NPDS can be used as a measure for severely injured patients who are sensitive when there is a high need of nursing time...
  2. doi request reprint Computer game-based upper extremity training in the home environment in stroke persons: a single subject design
    Angélique Slijper
    Rehabilitation Medicine, The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Per Dubbsgatan 14 3rd floor, SU Sahlgrenska, Goteborg SE 413 45, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 11:35. 2014
    ..The objective of the present study was to assess whether computer game-based training in the home setting in the late phase after stroke could improve upper extremity motor function...
  3. pmc Responsiveness of a modified version of the postural assessment scale for stroke patients and longitudinal change in postural control after stroke- Postural Stroke Study in Gothenburg (POSTGOT)
    Carina U Persson
    The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:8. 2013
    ..An additional aim was to estimate the change in postural control during the first 12 months after stroke onset...
  4. pmc Outcome and upper extremity function within 72 hours after first occasion of stroke in an unselected population at a stroke unit. A part of the SALGOT study
    Hanna C Persson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 12:162. 2012
    ..A second aim was to explore factors associated with impaired upper extremity function and the impact of impairment on the patient's outcome...
  5. pmc Gothenburg very early supported discharge study (GOTVED) NCT01622205: a block randomized trial with superiority design of very early supported discharge for patients with stroke
    Katharina S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 13:66. 2013
    ..The aim is to investigate if very early supported discharge (VESD) for stroke patients in need for on-going individualised rehabilitation at home is useful for the patient and cost effective...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing and treating functional impairment in poststroke spasticity
    Katharina S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Section for Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurology 80:S35-44. 2013
    ..Furthermore, integration of therapeutic modalities and treatment strategies, including both nonpharmacologic intervention and pharmacotherapy, is also important for improved outcomes...
  7. pmc A kinematic analysis of a haptic handheld stylus in a virtual environment: a study in healthy subjects
    Jurgen Broeren
    Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 19, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 4:13. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Cross-diagnostic validity in a generic instrument: an example from the Functional Independence Measure in Scandinavia
    A Lundgren-Nilsson
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Guldhedsgatan 19 413 45 Göteborg, Sweden
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:55. 2006
    ..To analyse the cross-diagnostic validity of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) motor items in patients with spinal cord injury, stroke and traumatic brain injury and the comparability of summed scores between these diagnoses...
  9. pmc SALGOT--Stroke Arm Longitudinal study at the University of Gothenburg, prospective cohort study protocol
    Margit Alt Murphy
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 11:56. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the recovery of upper extremity function longitudinally in a non-selected sample initially admitted to a stroke unit with first ever stroke, living in Gothenburg urban area...
  10. doi request reprint Functioning of the upper extremity in persons with late polio
    K S Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Section for Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 18:354-8. 2011
    ..The objective is to describe the polio involvement in persons attending the polio clinic and to assess the perceived problems in self-reported arm/hand function...
  11. ncbi request reprint [There is evidence for good effect of rehabilitation after stroke. A literature review based on WHO's classification system ICF]
    Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen
    Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap, Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 100:4196-200. 2003
    ..Evidence based medicine has been used when available...
  12. ncbi request reprint One-legged bicycling as an assessment tool for patients with stroke
    K S Sunnerhagen
    The Arvid Carlsson Institute, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 111:373-8. 2005
    ..To assess whether one-legged bicycling correlates with muscle strength and thereby could work as an outcome measure for persons with stroke...
  13. ncbi request reprint Circuit training in community-living "younger" men after stroke
    Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:122-9. 2007
    ..We sought to assess a training program focused on muscle strength and endurance in persons with prior stroke...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effects of endurance training in persons with a hereditary myosin myopathy
    K S Sunnerhagen
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 110:80-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate muscle performance and its consequences in eight individuals with a hereditary myopathy and the effects of an 8-week endurance training program...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reliability of clinical muscular endurance tests in patients with chronic heart failure
    Asa Cider
    Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Cardiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 5:122-6. 2006
    ..In clinical praxis it is important to be able to assess the effect of rehabilitation in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). There is therefore a need for simple clinical tests that are objective, reliable and valid measures...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment and training in a 3-dimensional virtual environment with haptics: a report on 5 cases of motor rehabilitation in the chronic stage after stroke
    Jurgen Broeren
    Rehabilitation Medicine Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 21:180-9. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory effects of warm water immersion in elderly patients with chronic heart failure
    Asa Cider
    Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Cardiology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 25:313-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the acute cardiorespiratory effect of immersion in warm water, in a clinical setting, in elderly patients with CHF compared with healthy age and sex matched persons...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional and cognitive capacity and health-related quality of life 2 years after day hospital rehabilitation for stroke: a prospective study
    Barbro Grenthe Olsson
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:208-15. 2007
    ..Some patients even may have improved their cognitive capacity and HRQoL...
  19. pmc Process skill rather than motor skill seems to be a predictor of costs for rehabilitation after a stroke in working age; a longitudinal study with a 1 year follow up post discharge
    Ann Bjorkdahl
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:209. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Can rehabilitation in the home setting reduce the burden of care for the next-of-kin of stroke victims?
    Ann Bjorkdahl
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 39:27-32. 2007
    ..More evidence of the efficacy of caregiver interventions is needed. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether counselling in the home setting reduces the caregiver burden...
  21. ncbi request reprint Disability in a 4-year follow-up study of people with post-polio syndrome
    Carin Willén
    Sahlgrenska Academy, Institute of Neurosciences and Physiology, Guldhedsgatan 19, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 39:175-80. 2007
    ..To evaluate changes over time in a clinically based cohort of individuals with post-polio syndrome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Energy expenditure in stroke subjects walking with a carbon composite ankle foot orthosis
    Anna Danielsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 36:165-8. 2004
    ..To measure walking speed and energy cost in patients with prior stroke with and without a carbon composite ankle foot orthosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality and haptics as a training device for movement rehabilitation after stroke: a single-case study
    Jurgen Broeren
    Mednet, Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1247-50. 2004
    ..To investigate whether training in a virtual environment with a haptic device will improve motor function in the left hemiparetic arm of a stroke subject...
  24. ncbi request reprint Induced shift in myosin heavy chain expression in myosin myopathy by endurance training
    Homa Tajsharghi
    Department of Pathology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, 41345, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Neurol 251:179-83. 2004
    ..We conclude that endurance training in patients with myosin myopathy may be an important way to alter the expression of defective MyHC isoforms...
  25. doi request reprint Facilitators and barriers of stroke survivors in the early post-stroke phase
    Beatrix Algurén
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Section of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1584-91. 2009
    ..To identify facilitators and barriers among persons with first-ever stroke discharged to the home in the first 3 months post-stroke by means of ICF categories...
  26. doi request reprint Pituitary function and functional outcome in adults after severe traumatic brain injury: the long-term perspective
    Trandur Ulfarsson
    Center for Brain Repair and Rehabilitation, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Neurotrauma 30:271-80. 2013
    ..Therefore, screening for PTHP might be restricted to specific subgroups such as overweight patients, indicating growth hormone deficiency...
  27. doi request reprint Relationship between walking function and 1-legged bicycling test in subjects in the later stage post-stroke
    Cristiane Carvalho
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Section of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 40:721-6. 2008
    ..A further aim was to analyse the relationship between specific stroke impairment and walking endurance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Northwick Park Dependency Score (NPDS) Swedish version 6.0
    Siv Svensson
    Institute for Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 19:419-25. 2005
    ..To translate, to test inter-rater and intra-rater reliability and concurrent validity of the Basic Care Needs (BCN) section of the Northwick Park Dependency Score (NPDS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint The first year after successful cardiac resuscitation: function, activity, participation and quality of life
    Asa Lundgren-Nilsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, The Arvid Carlsson Institute University of Göteborg, Guldhedsgatan 19, Sahlgrenska Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 66:285-9. 2005
    ..To assess cognitive function, activities of daily living (ADL) and living situation longitudinally up to 1 year after cardiac arrest...
  30. ncbi request reprint Application and validation of the barrow neurological institute screen for higher cerebral functions in a control population and in patient groups commonly seen in neurorehabilitation
    Caisa Hofgren
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Guldhedsgatan 19, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 39:547-53. 2007
    ..To determine whether the Barrow Neurological Institute Screen for Higher Cerebral Functions (BNIS) can differentiate brain-dysfunctional patients from controls...
  31. ncbi request reprint [ICF classification of disabilities in common disease conditions. An international development work]
    Gunnar Grimby
    Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap, Rehabiliteringsmedicin, Sahlgrenska akademin vid Göteborgs universitet, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Goteborg
    Lakartidningen 102:2556-9. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation after stroke using virtual reality, haptics (force feedback) and telemedicine
    Jurgen Broeren
    Mednet, Institute of Biomedicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 124:51-6. 2006
    ..The long term recovery for a larger group of patients with motor impairments is presently under evaluation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of the brain-derived proteins S-100 and NSE predict long-term outcome after cardiac arrest
    H Rosen
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, Sahlgrens University Hospital, University of Goteborg, S 413 45, Goteborg, Sweden
    Resuscitation 49:183-91. 2001
    ..Discussion: the serum levels of S-100 and NSE increased after cardiac arrest due to the anoxic brain damage. The determination of S-100 and NSE can be used as an adjunct to predict long-term outcome after cardiac arrest...
  34. doi request reprint Reflecting the World Report on Disability: a report from Sweden
    Katharina Stibrant Sunnerhagen
    From the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 93:S42-6. 2014
    ..Disability services need better coordination, and an agency has recently been founded with this responsibility. More politicians should engage in disability-related issues, and more people with disability should get into politics...
  35. doi request reprint Rising from a chair: a simple screening test for physical function in predialysis patients
    Elisabeth Brodin
    Department of Physiotherapy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 42:293-300. 2008
    ..A second aim was to investigate the possibility of identifying patients at risk of physical deconditioning using clinical tests...
  36. ncbi request reprint Does a short period of rehabilitation in the home setting facilitate functioning after stroke? A randomized controlled trial
    Ann Bjorkdahl
    Institute of Clinical Neuroscience Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Guldhedsgatan 19, 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 20:1038-49. 2006
    ..To assess the effect of three weeks of rehabilitation in the home setting for younger patients with stroke with the aim of improving activity level...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hydrotherapy--a new approach to improve function in the older patient with chronic heart failure
    Asa Cider
    Department of Cardiology, Institution for Community Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:527-35. 2003
    ..We studied the applicability of an exercise programme in a temperature-controlled swimming pool, with specific reference to exercise capacity, muscle function, quality of life and safety...
  38. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle characteristics, muscle strength and thigh muscle area in patients before and after cardiac transplantation
    M Schaufelberger
    Department of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Ostra, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:59-67. 2001
    ..Patients with chronic heart failure demonstrate several skeletal muscle abnormalities. The underlying mechanisms are unclear. After cardiac transplantation, cardiac function is restored, but exercise capacity is still impaired...
  39. doi request reprint Vitality among Swedish patients with post-polio: a physiological phenomenon
    Gunilla Ostlund
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Danderyd University Hospital, Building 39, 3rd Floor, SE 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 40:709-14. 2008
    ..To evaluate vitality and fatigue in post-polio patients, and the relative contributions of physiological and psychological parameters to the level of vitality...
  40. doi request reprint Physical activity in community-dwelling stroke survivors and a healthy population is not explained by motor function only
    Anna Danielsson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    PM R 6:139-45. 2014
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reporting and physical measures and compare self-reported physical activity (PA) levels in persons who have had a stroke with self-reported PA levels in a control population...
  41. pmc Physical activity, ambulation, and motor impairment late after stroke
    Anna Danielsson
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Stroke Res Treat 2012:818513. 2012
    ..Conclusion. It may be essential to enhance physical activity even late after stroke since in fairly young subjects both walking capacity and the physical activity level were lower than the reference...
  42. ncbi request reprint Muscle and tendon stiffness in patients with upper motor neuron lesion following a stroke
    U Svantesson
    Goteborg University, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden
    Eur J Appl Physiol 82:275-9. 2000
    ..Lower tendon stiffness in the affected leg might reduce the development of fatigue in movements at low velocities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Evidence of impaired adipogenesis in insulin resistance
    Xiaolin Yang
    The Lundberg Laboratory for Diabetes Research, Department of Internal Medicine, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg SE 413 45, Sweden
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 317:1045-51. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that insulin resistance is associated with an impaired adipogenesis...
  44. doi request reprint Experiences of participation in a Swedish society among adults with cerebral palsy or spina bifida: involvement and challenges
    Karin Törnbom
    a Research Group for Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy, Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil 12:256-71. 2013
    ..Participation was described as a process of interaction between a person and society, with mutual responsibility in respect to integration. ..
  45. doi request reprint The ICF: International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)--a Swiss army knife? Accessibility and disability in a Scandinavian disability magazine (SDM)--a quantitative content analysis
    Jörgen Lundälv
    Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Health Policy 108:67-75. 2012
    ..Furthermore, other types of descriptions that the magazine has made of accessibility for people with physical disabilities are considered...
  46. ncbi request reprint Baseline characteristics and the effects of two years of growth hormone replacement therapy in adults with growth hormone deficiency previously treated for Cushing's disease
    Gudmundur Johannsson
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 60:550-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Fear of falling, balance, and gait velocity in patients with stroke
    Eva Rosén
    Department of Physiotherapy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Högsbo, Goteborg, Sweden
    Physiother Theory Pract 21:113-20. 2005
    ..However, in more highly functioning subjects with stroke other fall-efficacy assessments with major demands on balance performance may be preferable due to partly ceiling effect in the study population...
  48. ncbi request reprint Recovery after stroke: cognition, ADL function and return to work
    C Hofgren
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Section of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 115:73-80. 2007
    ..To examine the recovery of cognitive function, activities of daily living (ADL) ability and vocational situation after stroke...
  49. doi request reprint Agreement in activities of daily living performance after stroke in a postal questionnaire and interview of community-living persons
    Y Daving
    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Section of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 119:390-6. 2009
    ..To compare assessments of activities of daily living (ADL) made in a postal questionnaire and an interview...
  50. ncbi request reprint Walking training of patients with hemiparesis at an early stage after stroke: a comparison of walking training on a treadmill with body weight support and walking training on the ground
    L Nilsson
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Community Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 15:515-27. 2001
    ..To compare the effect of walking training on a treadmill with body weight support (BWS) and walking training on the ground at an early stage of rehabilitation in patients with hemiparesis after stroke...
  51. ncbi request reprint Muscle performance in an urban population sample of 40- to 79-year-old men and women
    K S Sunnerhagen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Scand J Rehabil Med 32:159-67. 2000
    ..Muscle biopsies showed a trend toward smaller muscle fibers with age. The results of our study can be used as reference material for clinical studies in different age groups...
  52. ncbi request reprint Muscular effects in late polio
    K S Sunnerhagen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, , , Sweden
    Acta Physiol Scand 171:335-40. 2001
    ..This may be a secondary effect to the enlarged muscle fibres. However, the prolonged subjective feeling of fatigue reported despite unchanged maximal voluntary contraction (MVC) remains unexplained...
  53. doi request reprint Muscle strength in elderly adults with GH deficiency after 10 years of GH replacement
    Galina Götherström
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Endocrinol 163:207-15. 2010
    ..2 years; range 61-74 years). Muscle strength was compared with reference values obtained from the background population...
  54. doi request reprint Changes in ability, perceived difficulty and use of assistive devices in everyday life: a 4-year follow-up study in people with late effects of polio
    A L Thorén-Jönsson
    The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Section for Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Gothenburg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 120:324-30. 2009
    ..There are numbers of persons living in the community with late effects of polio, of which many develop new symptoms, but the course of progression is unclear...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dynamic water exercise in individuals with late poliomyelitis
    C Willen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:66-72. 2001
    ..To evaluate the specific effects of general dynamic water exercise in individuals with late effects of poliomyelitis...
  56. ncbi request reprint Scoring alternatives for FIM in neurological disorders applying Rasch analysis
    A L Nilsson
    Institute of Clinical Neuro Science, Rehabilitation Medicine, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 111:264-73. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the structural properties of FIM using the Rasch model, with regard to scoring within rehabilitation centres in Scandinavia...