T Takken

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Affiliation: University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Cardiopulmonary fitness and muscle strength in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta type I
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 145:813-8. 2004
  2. ncbi The physiological and physical determinants of functional ability measures in children with juvenile dermatomyositis
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:591-5. 2003
  3. ncbi Aerobic exercise capacity in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis
    Tim Takken
    Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 30:1075-80. 2003
  4. ncbi Anaerobic exercise capacity in patients with juvenile-onset idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Tim Takken
    University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 53:173-7. 2005
  5. ncbi Aquatic fitness training for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    T Takken
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1408-14. 2003
  6. ncbi Relationship between functional ability and physical fitness in juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, University Hospital for Children and Youth Hat Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:174-8. 2003
  7. ncbi The reliability of an aerobic and an anaerobic exercise tolerance test in patients with juvenile onset dermatomyositis
    Tim Takken
    Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth, Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 32:734-9. 2005
  8. doi Towards an individualized protocol for workload increments in cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    H J Hulzebos
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cyst Fibros 11:550-4. 2012
  9. ncbi Exercise therapy in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a Cochrane Review
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 44:287-97. 2008
  10. doi High-intensity interval training in an adolescent with cystic fibrosis: a physiological perspective
    H J Hulzebos
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:231-7. 2011

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  1. ncbi Cardiopulmonary fitness and muscle strength in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta type I
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 145:813-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate cardiopulmonary function, muscle strength, and cardiopulmonary fitness (VO 2 peak) in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)...
  2. ncbi The physiological and physical determinants of functional ability measures in children with juvenile dermatomyositis
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:591-5. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi Aerobic exercise capacity in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis
    Tim Takken
    Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 30:1075-80. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Anaerobic exercise capacity in patients with juvenile-onset idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
    Tim Takken
    University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 53:173-7. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi Aquatic fitness training for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    T Takken
    University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:1408-14. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effects of an aquatic training programme for JIA patients...
  6. ncbi Relationship between functional ability and physical fitness in juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, University Hospital for Children and Youth Hat Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:174-8. 2003
    ..To determine the relationship between aerobic and anaerobic physical fitness and functional ability in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  7. ncbi The reliability of an aerobic and an anaerobic exercise tolerance test in patients with juvenile onset dermatomyositis
    Tim Takken
    Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth, Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 32:734-9. 2005
    ..To investigate the reliability of an aerobic and an anaerobic exercise test in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM)...
  8. doi Towards an individualized protocol for workload increments in cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis
    H J Hulzebos
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cyst Fibros 11:550-4. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a CF-specific, individualized approach to determine workload increments for a cycle ergometry testing protocol...
  9. ncbi Exercise therapy in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a Cochrane Review
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 44:287-97. 2008
    ..Exercise therapy is considered an important component of the treatment of arthritis. The efficacy of exercise therapy has been reviewed in adults with rheumatoid arthritis but not in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  10. doi High-intensity interval training in an adolescent with cystic fibrosis: a physiological perspective
    H J Hulzebos
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:231-7. 2011
    ..Further research is necessary to investigate whether HIT is a better alternative than traditional aerobic training programs especially in ventilatory limited patients with CF...
  11. doi The oxygen uptake efficiency slope in children with congenital heart disease: construct and group validity
    B C Bongers
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:384-92. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the construct and group validity of the OUES in children with congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  12. ncbi Aerobic and anaerobic exercise capacity in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    M van Brussel
    University Hospital for Children and Youth Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:891-7. 2007
    ....
  13. doi Is static hyperinflation a limiting factor during exercise in adolescents with cystic fibrosis?
    M S Werkman
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Cystic Fibrosis Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 46:119-24. 2011
    ....
  14. doi Six-minute walk test in children with chronic conditions
    J Hassan
    Child Development and Exercise Centre, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Room KB 02 056 0, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 44:270-4. 2010
    ....
  15. doi Habitual physical activity in Dutch children and adolescents with haemophilia
    W G Groen
    Child Development and Exercise Center, University Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Haemophilia 17:e906-12. 2011
    ..Aerobic fitness was well preserved and showed no associations with physical activity levels or joint health...
  16. doi Reproducibility of energy cost of locomotion in ambulatory children with spina bifida
    J F de Groot
    Research Group Lifestyle and Health, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 31:159-63. 2010
    ..Purpose of this study was to determine reproducibility of energy expenditure measures during gait in ambulatory children with SB...
  17. pmc Physical activity and health related physical fitness in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    T Takken
    Department of Paediatric Physical Therapy, University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:885-9. 2003
    ..To obtain insight into the interaction between daily physical activity and components of health related physical fitness in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis...
  18. doi Aerobic capacity and muscle strength in juvenile-onset mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD)
    J van der Net
    Child Development and Exercise Centre, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Rheumatol 39:387-92. 2010
    ..The exercise capacity of patients with MCTD has not been studied systematically in this detail before...
  19. doi Limiting factors in peak oxygen uptake and the relationship with functional ambulation in ambulating children with spina bifida
    J F de Groot
    Research Group Lifestyle and Health, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Appl Physiol 104:657-65. 2008
    ..Exercise training in ambulatory children should focus on increasing both VO(2peak) and muscular endurance, as well as decreasing energy cost of locomotion...
  20. doi Validation of the Actiheart activity monitor for measurement of activity energy expenditure in children and adolescents with chronic disease
    T Takken
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:1494-500. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an activity energy expenditure (AEE) prediction equation for the Actiheart activity monitor for use in children with chronic disease...
  21. ncbi The Dutch translation of the revised Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire: a preliminary study of score distribution
    M van Dijk
    Department of Physiotherapy Science, School for Health Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:275-80. 2010
    ..By revising the CHAQ30 Lam et al. succeeded in decreasing the ceiling effect of this questionnaire in a North American population of children with diverse musculoskeletal diseases...
  22. doi Exercise tolerance in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis after autologous SCT
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Bone Marrow Transplant 42:351-6. 2008
    ..Functional ability and joint status were also decreased in patients after ASCT. Children with JIA postASCT have impaired exercise tolerance even 9 years postASCT...
  23. ncbi Physiologic response of the six-minute walk test in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    E Paap
    Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 53:351-6. 2005
    ..To determine the physiologic response of the 6-minute walk test (6-mwt) in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  24. doi Validation of the Actical and Actiheart monitor in ambulatory children with spina bifida
    J F de Groot
    Research Group Lifestyle and Health, HU University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 6:103-11. 2013
    ..Because energy expenditure during activities is higher in these children, the use of existing pediatric equations to predict physical activity energy expenditure (PAEE) may not be valid...
  25. pmc Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in congenital heart disease: equipment and test protocols
    T Takken
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 17:339-44. 2009
    ..In this article we will review exercise equipment and test protocols for CPET in children with congenital heart disease. (Neth Heart J 2009;17:339-44.)...
  26. ncbi Extremes in vitamin K status of bone are related to bone ultrasound properties in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    M J H van Summeren
    Department of Paediatric Immunology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:484-91. 2008
    ..We studied the vitamin K status of bone and its association with bone mass properties in children with JIA compared to healthy children...
  27. ncbi Physical training in children with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Marco van Brussel
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 152:111-6, 116.e1. 2008
    ..To study the effects of a physical training program on exercise capacity, muscle force, and subjective fatigue levels in patients with mild to moderate forms of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)...
  28. doi Anaerobic-to-aerobic power ratio in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Marco van Brussel
    Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 61:787-93. 2009
    ..To examine the anaerobic-to-aerobic power ratio in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) compared with healthy peers...
  29. doi Exercise therapy improves mental and physical health in schizophrenia: a randomised controlled trial
    T W Scheewe
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 127:464-73. 2013
    ..The objective of this multicenter randomised clinical trial was to examine the effect of exercise versus occupational therapy on mental and physical health in schizophrenia patients...
  30. doi Measurement properties of patient-specific instruments measuring physical function
    J A Barten
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, P O Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:590-601. 2012
    ..To identify patient-specific self-assessment instruments, which measure physical function in patients with musculoskeletal disorders and to evaluate the descriptive properties and the psychometric qualities of these instruments...
  31. ncbi Examining the psychometric characteristics of the Dutch childhood health assessment questionnaire: room for improvement?
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Room KB2 056 0, PO Box 85090, 3508, AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Rheumatol Int 26:979-83. 2006
    ..Moreover, a simple scoring method, without the addition of aids and assistance to the total CHAQ-DI improves sensitivity to change of the CHAQ-DI...
  32. ncbi Is physical fitness decreased in survivors of childhood leukemia? A systematic review
    M van Brussel
    Departments of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Leukemia 19:13-7. 2005
    ..Although more research is needed, this functional improvement might ameliorate the quality of life of ALL survivors as physical and outdoors activities are an essential part of daily routine during childhood...
  33. doi The dangers of inactivity; exercise and inactivity physiology for the manual therapist
    H Wittink
    Faculty of Health Care, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Bolognalaan 101, 3584 CJ, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 16:209-16. 2011
    ..As the importance of physical activity for health might well be underrated and undervalued even by manual therapists we describe the physiological consequences and health dangers of being inactive in this paper...
  34. ncbi Creating and being created: the changing panorama of paediatric rehabilitation
    Paul J M Helders
    Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine, University Medical Centre and Children s Hospital, Department of Paediatric Physiotherapy, Division of Paediatrics, Room KB 02 056 0, P O Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Rehabil 6:5-12. 2003
    ..It shows that paediatric rehabilitation continues to develop as a dynamic profession, having growth, childhood development and childhood activities as it's core business...
  35. pmc Six-minute walking test in children with ESRD: discrimination validity and construct validity
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:2217-23. 2009
    ....
  36. doi Symptomatic asymmetry in very young infants: a Delphi study on the development of a screening instrument
    J Nuysink
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Division of Pediatrics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Physiother Theory Pract 27:194-212. 2011
    ..Cross-validity and reliability of the instrument will be investigated in future research...
  37. ncbi Exercise testing in children and adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome
    T Takken
    Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Int J Sports Med 28:580-4. 2007
    ..05). In conclusion maximum exercise testing was feasible in young people with CFS. Maximal exercise capacity was only reduced in a minority of the patients and was related to current physical activity levels...
  38. doi Workload demand in police officers during mountain bike patrols
    T Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Ergonomics 52:245-50. 2009
    ..Workload demand approached and in some cases exceeded the upper limit of 2000 TRIMPs per week threshold level for physiological stress demands in professional male cyclists...
  39. ncbi Exercise tolerance in children and adolescents with musculoskeletal pain in joint hypermobility and joint hypomobility syndrome
    Raoul H H Engelbert
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Pediatric Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 118:e690-6. 2006
    ....
  40. doi Can peak work rate predict peak oxygen uptake in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
    Ingrid C De Backer
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:960-4. 2010
    ..To examine whether peak work rate (W(peak)) can predict peak oxygen uptake (VO(2peak)) in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  41. doi Muscle strength, aerobic capacity and physical activity in independent ambulating children with lumbosacral spina bifida
    Marja A G C Schoenmakers
    Departments of Paediatric Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 31:259-66. 2009
    ....
  42. doi Relation between physical fitness and gross motor capacity in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Olaf Verschuren
    Centre of Excellence, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:866-71. 2009
    ..To examine the relation between physical fitness and gross motor capacity in children with cerebral palsy (CP) who were classified in Gross Motor Function Classification System levels I or II...
  43. ncbi Recommendations for physical activity, recreation sport, and exercise training in paediatric patients with congenital heart disease: a report from the Exercise, Basic & Translational Research Section of the European Association of Cardiovascular Preve
    T Takken
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1034-65. 2012
    ..While all patients with CHD can participate and benefit from physical activity and exercise, those with specific lesions or complications may require counselling regarding precautions and recommendations...
  44. doi Factors associated with physical activity in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: a systematic review
    C Veenhof
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:6-12. 2012
    ..To give an overview of factors related to the level of physical activity in patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  45. pmc Exercise prescription for patients with a Fontan circulation: current evidence and future directions
    T Takken
    Department of Paediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 15:142-7. 2007
    ..Neth Heart J 2007;15:142-7.)...
  46. ncbi Reliability for running tests for measuring agility and anaerobic muscle power in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy
    Olaf Verschuren
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Phys Ther 19:108-15. 2007
    ..We investigated reliability, construct validity, and feasibility of two sprint tests for children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  47. ncbi Exercise programs for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review of the literature
    Olaf Verschuren
    Center of Excellence, Rehabilitation Center De Hoogstraat, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:404-17. 2008
    ..There is a need to determine the efficacy of exercise programs to improve the daily activity and participation level of children with CP and increase their self-competence or quality of life...
  48. ncbi Treadmill testing of children who have spina bifida and are ambulatory: does peak oxygen uptake reflect maximum oxygen uptake?
    Janke Frederike de Groot
    Research Group Lifestyle and Health, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 89:679-87. 2009
    ..Vo(2)peak) in children with spina bifida. Low peak heart rate and low peak respiratory exchange ratio in these studies raised questions regarding the true maximal character of (.)Vo(2)peak values obtained with treadmill testing...
  49. pmc Different anthropometric adiposity measures and their association with cardiovascular disease risk factors: a meta-analysis
    S B van Dijk
    School of Clinical Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 20:208-18. 2012
    ..To investigate which anthropometric adiposity measure has the strongest association with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in Caucasian men and women without a history of CVD...
  50. pmc Eccentric overload training in patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review
    J J Kingma
    Physiotherapy Research, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 41:e3. 2007
    ..The efficacy of eccentric overload training on the outcome measures of pain and physical functioning are not exactly clear...
  51. pmc Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in congenital heart disease: (contra)indications and interpretation
    T Takken
    Child development exercise center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neth Heart J 17:385-92. 2009
    ..Moreover, we will address the interpretation of gas exchange data from CPET in children with congenital heart disease. (Neth Heart J 2009;17:385-92.)...
  52. ncbi Cardiopulmonary exercise capacity, muscle strength, and physical activity in children and adolescents with achondroplasia
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology and the Department of Pediatric Orthopedics, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 150:26-30. 2007
    ..To study in children with achondroplasia the response to exercise and muscle strength compared with healthy peers and to describe the relation between exercise capacity, anthropometric factors, and physical activity...
  53. ncbi Oxygen uptake efficiency slope in healthy children
    Moniek Akkerman
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Division of Pediatrics, University Children s Hospital and Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:431-41. 2010
    ..We recommend expressing OUES values relative to Body Surface Area (BSA) or Fat Free Mass (FFM)...
  54. ncbi Aerobic fitness in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a systematic review
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy, University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 29:2643-7. 2002
    ..To determine whether children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) have lower physical fitness compared to healthy children, and to determine the clinical relevance of this impairment...
  55. ncbi Exercise limitation in patients with Fontan circulation: a review
    Tim Takken
    Department of Paediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:775-81. 2007
    ..Cardiac, pulmonary, and muscular factors might play a role in reduced exercise capacity and this distinct response to exercise...
  56. doi Development, feasibility and efficacy of a community-based exercise training program in pediatric cancer survivors
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 18:440-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a 12-week exercise training program (comprising aerobic and strength exercises), and to study the feasibility and efficacy of this exercise program in children who survived acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
  57. doi Responsiveness of exercise parameters in children with inflammatory myositis
    Tim Takken
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 59:59-64. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the changes in exercise capacity in children with myositis during active and inactive disease periods and to study the responsiveness of exercise parameters...
  58. doi Exercise training in pediatric patients with end-stage renal disease
    Monique van Bergen
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 AB, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Nephrol 24:619-22. 2009
    ..In conclusion, exercise training is difficult to perform in children with ESRD and is not always feasible in real-life situations for many children with ESRD...
  59. doi Is grip strength a predictor for total muscle strength in healthy children, adolescents, and young adults?
    Anne E Wind
    Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 169:281-7. 2010
    ..The developed reference charts are suitable for evaluating muscle strength in children, adolescents, and young adults in clinical and research settings...
  60. ncbi Physical function and fitness in long-term survivors of childhood leukaemia
    Marco van Brussel
    Department of Paediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:267-74. 2006
    ..To evaluate the physical function and fitness in survivors of childhood leukaemia 5-6 years after cessation of chemotherapy...
  61. doi Aerobic capacity in children with hemophilia
    Raoul H H Engelbert
    Pediatric Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 152:833-8, 838.e1. 2008
    ....
  62. ncbi Exercise training program in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial
    Olaf Verschuren
    Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Department of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, University Hospital for Children and Youth Het Wilhelmina Kinderziekenhuis, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:1075-81. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of an 8-month training program with standardized exercises on aerobic and anaerobic capacity in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy...
  63. ncbi Validity of the 6-minute walking test in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Otto T H M Lelieveld
    University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 53:304-7. 2005
  64. ncbi Reliability and validity of data for 2 newly developed shuttle run tests in children with cerebral palsy
    Olaf Verschuren
    Centre of Excellence, Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat, Rembrandtkade 10, 3583 TM Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 86:1107-17. 2006
    ..The SRT-I was developed for children at GMFCS level I, and the SRT-II was developed for children at GMFCS level II...
  65. ncbi Aerobic and anaerobic exercise capacity in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Otto T H M Lelieveld
    University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:898-904. 2007
    ....
  66. doi The steep ramp test: questions about sensitivity and reliability
    Tim Takken
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1625. 2008
  67. ncbi Childhood myositis assessment scale and muscle strength testing in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis: comment on the article by Huber et al
    Tim Takken
    Arthritis Rheum 52:368; author reply 368-9. 2005