Gert Kwakkel

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Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Probability of regaining dexterity in the flaccid upper limb: impact of severity of paresis and time since onset in acute stroke
    Gert Kwakkel
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 34:2181-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding the pattern of functional recovery after stroke: facts and theories
    Gert Kwakkel
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, NL 3583 UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 22:281-99. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting mobility outcome one year after stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 38:218-23. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Community ambulation in patients with chronic stroke: how is it related to gait speed?
    Ingrid G van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 40:23-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Is visuospatial hemineglect longitudinally associated with postural imbalance in the postacute phase of stroke?
    Ilse J W van Nes
    Sint Maartenskliniek Research, Development, and Education, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:819-24. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of depression in chronic stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlandz
    Disabil Rehabil 29:353-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to deterioration of mobility long-term after stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:167-71. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of time on improvement of outcome after stroke
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Rehabilitation, VU University Medical Centre and Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:2348-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training programs on walking competency after stroke: a systematic review
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:935-51. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of task-oriented circuit class training on walking competency after stroke: a systematic review
    Lotte Wevers
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 40:2450-9. 2009

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Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Probability of regaining dexterity in the flaccid upper limb: impact of severity of paresis and time since onset in acute stroke
    Gert Kwakkel
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 34:2181-6. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Understanding the pattern of functional recovery after stroke: facts and theories
    Gert Kwakkel
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, NL 3583 UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 22:281-99. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Predicting mobility outcome one year after stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 38:218-23. 2006
    ..To develop a prognostic model to predict mobility outcome one year post-stroke...
  4. ncbi request reprint Community ambulation in patients with chronic stroke: how is it related to gait speed?
    Ingrid G van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 40:23-7. 2008
    ..To explore the strength of the association between gait speed and community ambulation and whether this association is significantly distorted by other variables...
  5. doi request reprint Is visuospatial hemineglect longitudinally associated with postural imbalance in the postacute phase of stroke?
    Ilse J W van Nes
    Sint Maartenskliniek Research, Development, and Education, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:819-24. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the longitudinal association of visuospatial hemineglect with postural imbalance in postacute stroke patients and to establish whether this relationship is confounded by other determinants...
  6. ncbi request reprint Determinants of depression in chronic stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlandz
    Disabil Rehabil 29:353-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to identify factors that are significantly related to depression in chronic stroke patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility to deterioration of mobility long-term after stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:167-71. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify clinical determinants able to predict which individuals are susceptible to deterioration of mobility from 1 to 3 years after stroke...
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of time on improvement of outcome after stroke
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Rehabilitation, VU University Medical Centre and Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:2348-53. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to study the effects of progress of time on observed improvements in motor strength, synergisms, and activities during the first 16 weeks poststroke...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training programs on walking competency after stroke: a systematic review
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:935-51. 2007
    ..This review shows that gait-oriented training is effective in improving walking competency after stroke...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of task-oriented circuit class training on walking competency after stroke: a systematic review
    Lotte Wevers
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 40:2450-9. 2009
    ..Our aim was to systematically review randomized, controlled trials of task-oriented circuit class training on gait and gait-related activities in patients with stroke...
  11. pmc Cost-effectiveness of a structured progressive task-oriented circuit class training programme to enhance walking competency after stroke: the protocol of the FIT-Stroke trial
    Ingrid G L van de Port
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:43. 2009
    ..The trial will also investigate the generalizability of treatment effects of task-oriented CCT in terms of perceived fatigue, anxiety, depression and perceived HRQoL...
  12. doi request reprint Functional neuroimaging studies of early upper limb recovery after stroke: a systematic review of the literature
    Floor E Buma
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:589-608. 2010
    ..Imaging techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and positron emission tomography (PET) allow changes in brain activity after stroke recovery to be identified...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of a high-intensity task-oriented training on gait performance early after stroke: a pilot study
    Jacqueline C Outermans
    Department of Physiotherapy, Institute for Human Movement Studies, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 24:979-87. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of visual feedback therapy on postural control in bilateral standing after stroke: a systematic review
    Roland P S van Peppen
    Department of Physiotherapy Research, Academy of Health Sciences Utrecht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 38:3-9. 2006
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Is outdoor use of the six-minute walk test with a global positioning system in stroke patients' own neighbourhoods reproducible and valid?
    Lotte E G Wevers
    Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 43:1027-31. 2011
    ..To examine the reproducibility, responsiveness and concurrent validity of the six-minute walk test (6MWT) when tested outdoors in patients' own neighbourhoods using a global positioning system (GPS) or a measuring wheel...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of intensity of practice after stroke: issues for consideration
    Gert Kwakkel
    De Hoogstraat Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Centre Utrecht, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:823-30. 2006
    ..Search strategy. For this purpose articles from MEDLINE, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, PEDro, DARE and PiCarta and references presented in relevant publications were examined...
  17. pmc The impact of recovery of visuo-spatial neglect on motor recovery of the upper paretic limb after stroke
    Tanja C W Nijboer
    Utrecht University, Experimental Psychology, Utrecht, The Netherlands Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience and Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht and de Hoogstraat Rehabilitation Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e100584. 2014
    ..This finding suggests that damage to large-scale white matter tracts of especially the perceptual-attention networks suppress recovery of other networks at distance in the brain suggesting a common underlying mechanism. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to accurately predict outcome of a drop-foot in patients admitted to a hospital stroke unit?
    David Cioncoloni
    aDepartment of Rehabilitation Medicine, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands bUOP Professioni Della Riabilitazione, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy cCentre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine Utrecht, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat and Rudolf Magnus Institute, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 36:346-53. 2013
    ..The accuracy of prediction of true positives and negatives is irrespective of the time of assessment in a stroke unit. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Time dependency of walking classification in stroke
    Boudewijn Kollen
    Research Bureau, Isala Klinieken, PO Box 10400, 8000 GK Zwolle, Overijssel, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:618-25. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the longitudinal relationship between comfortable walking speed and Functional Ambulation Categories (FAC) scores for physically independent gait...
  20. ncbi request reprint Selective dorsal rhizotomy in cerebral palsy to improve functional abilities: evaluation of criteria for selection
    Petra E M van Schie
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Childs Nerv Syst 21:451-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) on functional abilities in a well-defined group of ambulatory children with spastic diplegia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting improvement in gait after stroke: a longitudinal prospective study
    Boudewijn Kollen
    Research Bureau, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Stroke 36:2676-80. 2005
    ..To study the longitudinal relationship of functional change in walking ability and change in time-dependent covariates and to develop a multivariate regression model to predict longitudinal change of walking ability...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of internal capsule lesions on outcome of motor hand function at one year post-stroke
    Sven K Schiemanck
    Department of Rehabilitation, Academic Medical Center AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 40:96-101. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between damage to different levels of the corticofugal tract and long-term hand motor recovery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Predicting improvement in the upper paretic limb after stroke: a longitudinal prospective study
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Restor Neurol Neurosci 25:453-60. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal robustness of variables predicting independent gait following severe middle cerebral artery stroke: a prospective cohort study
    Boudewijn Kollen
    Research Bureau, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 20:262-8. 2006
    ..To determine within the first 10 weeks post onset the most robust variables in the prediction of recovery of independent gait at six months post stroke...
  25. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term independency in activities of daily living after middle cerebral artery stroke: does information from MRI have added predictive value compared with clinical information?
    Sven K Schiemanck
    Center of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:1050-4. 2006
    ..To investigate whether neuroimaging information has added predictive value compared with clinical information for independency in activities of daily living (ADL) 1 year after stroke...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hemiplegic gait after stroke: is measurement of maximum speed required?
    Boudewijn Kollen
    Research Bureau, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:358-63. 2006
    ..To study the relation between comfortable and maximum walking speed in stroke rehabilitation and to determine which parameters are predictive in this relation and increase the relations' precision...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gait coordination after stroke: benefits of acoustically paced treadmill walking
    Melvyn Roerdink
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 87:1009-22. 2007
    ..Gait coordination often is compromised after stroke. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of acoustically paced treadmill walking as a method for improving gait coordination in people after stroke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gait in patients with pregnancy-related pain in the pelvis: an emphasis on the coordination of transverse pelvic and thoracic rotations
    Wenhua Wu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 17:678-86. 2002
    ..To quantify gait impairments in women with pregnancy-related pain in the pelvis which persisted post-partum.Design. Nine patients and nine healthy subjects were studied during treadmill walking at different velocities...
  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of augmented exercise therapy time after stroke: a meta-analysis
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 35:2529-39. 2004
    ..To present a systematic review of studies that addresses the effects of intensity of augmented exercise therapy time (AETT) on activities of daily living (ADL), walking, and dexterity in patients with stroke...
  31. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a physical therapy program in patients with Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Terry Ellis
    Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Center for Neurorehabilitation, Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:626-32. 2005
    ..To investigate the effects of a physical therapy (PT) program in groups of people with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint 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)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery after stroke: a review of current developments in stroke rehabilitation research
    Boudewijn Kollen
    Research Bureau, Isala Klinieken, P O Box 10400, 8000 GK Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 1:75-80. 2006
    ..Furthermore, prognostic research based on sound clinimetric data generates relevant information that may guide the clinician in clinical decision making and in determining optimal treatment strategies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Improved interpretation of stroke trial results using empirical Barthel item weights
    Frank van Hartingsveld
    Amsterdam School of Allied Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 37:162-6. 2006
    ..Attempts have been made to provide guidelines for interpreting Barthel scores. We used a Rasch analysis to improve the measurement properties and clinical interpretability of the Barthel index score...
  36. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a short form of the Fugl-Meyer motor scale in patients with stroke
    Yu wei Hsieh
    Stroke 38:3052-4. 2007
    ..However, the lengthy administration time of the FM keeps it from being widely accepted for routine clinical use. We aimed to develop a short form of the FM (the S-FM) with sound psychometric properties for stroke patients...
  37. pmc Effects of robot-assisted therapy on upper limb recovery after stroke: a systematic review
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department Rehabilitation Medicine and Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:111-21. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to present a systematic review of studies that investigate the effects of robot-assisted therapy on motor and functional recovery in patients with stroke...
  38. ncbi request reprint 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...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of duration of upper- and lower-extremity rehabilitation sessions and walking speed on recovery of interlimb coordination in hemiplegic gait
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 82:432-48. 2002
    ..The effects of different durations of rehabilitation sessions for the upper extremities (UEs) and lower extremities (LEs) on the recovery of interlimb coordination in hemiplegic gait in patients who have had a stroke were investigated...