G Kwakkel

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Affiliation: VU University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature
    G Kwakkel
    VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:S478-87. 2007
  2. 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
  3. pmc The effectiveness of aerobic training, cognitive behavioural therapy, and energy conservation management in treating MS-related fatigue: the design of the TREFAMS-ACE programme
    Heleen Beckerman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, MB 1007, The Netherlands
    Trials 14:250. 2013
  4. pmc Unraveling the interaction between pathological upper limb synergies and compensatory trunk movements during reach-to-grasp after stroke: a cross-sectional study
    Joost van Kordelaar
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 221:251-62. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Predicting activities after stroke: what is clinically relevant?
    G Kwakkel
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Stroke 8:25-32. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Physical therapists' guideline adherence on early mobilization and intensity of practice at dutch acute stroke units: a country-wide survey
    Nicoline M Otterman
    Chair of Neurorehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 43:2395-401. 2012
  7. pmc Psychometric properties of questionnaires evaluating health-related quality of life and functional status in polytrauma patients with lower extremity injury
    Lian Jansen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 4:7. 2010
  8. pmc Comparing unilateral and bilateral upper limb training: the ULTRA-stroke program design
    A Lex E Q van Delden
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:57. 2009
  9. 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
  10. pmc Impact of early applied upper limb stimulation: the EXPLICIT-stroke programme design
    Gert Kwakkel
    Dept Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:49. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint Impact of physical therapy for Parkinson's disease: a critical review of the literature
    G Kwakkel
    VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:S478-87. 2007
    ....
  2. 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...
  3. pmc The effectiveness of aerobic training, cognitive behavioural therapy, and energy conservation management in treating MS-related fatigue: the design of the TREFAMS-ACE programme
    Heleen Beckerman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, Amsterdam, MB 1007, The Netherlands
    Trials 14:250. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Unraveling the interaction between pathological upper limb synergies and compensatory trunk movements during reach-to-grasp after stroke: a cross-sectional study
    Joost van Kordelaar
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 221:251-62. 2012
    ..These significant relations indicate that PCA is a useful tool to identify clinically meaningful interactions between compensatory trunk movements and pathological synergies in the elbow and shoulder during reach-to-grasp after stroke...
  5. doi request reprint Predicting activities after stroke: what is clinically relevant?
    G Kwakkel
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Stroke 8:25-32. 2013
    ..Future studies should investigate the accuracy of dynamic models that includes time poststroke to optimize the application of prediction rules in individuals with stroke...
  6. doi request reprint Physical therapists' guideline adherence on early mobilization and intensity of practice at dutch acute stroke units: a country-wide survey
    Nicoline M Otterman
    Chair of Neurorehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 43:2395-401. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Psychometric properties of questionnaires evaluating health-related quality of life and functional status in polytrauma patients with lower extremity injury
    Lian Jansen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 4:7. 2010
    ..Long term disability is common among polytrauma patients. However, as yet little information exists on how to adequately measure functional status and health-related quality of life following polytrauma...
  8. pmc Comparing unilateral and bilateral upper limb training: the ULTRA-stroke program design
    A Lex E Q van Delden
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 9, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 9:57. 2009
    ..The present paper describes the design of this single-blinded randomized clinical trial (RCT), which has recently started and will take several years to complete...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Impact of early applied upper limb stimulation: the EXPLICIT-stroke programme design
    Gert Kwakkel
    Dept Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 8:49. 2008
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. 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
    ....
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of rhythmic somatosensory cueing on gait in patients with Parkinson's disease
    E van Wegen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Dienst Fysiotherapie, De Boelelaan 1117, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 248:210-4. 2006
    ..We investigated whether PD patients could adapt their walking pattern using RSC under conditions of changing walking speed and the presence of potentially distracting visual flow while walking on a treadmill...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of visual rhythms and optic flow on stride patterns of patients with Parkinson's disease
    E van Wegen
    Department of Physical Therapy, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:21-7. 2006
    ..Stride frequency and stride length in patients with PD as well as controls were not rigidly coupled to walking speed and could be manipulated with walking speed as well as by using spatial and temporal rhythmic visual cues...
  16. doi request reprint Presence of finger extension and shoulder abduction within 72 hours after stroke predicts functional recovery: early prediction of functional outcome after stroke: the EPOS cohort study
    Rinske H M Nijland
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 41:745-50. 2010
    ..In addition, the effect of the timing of assessment after stroke on the accuracy of prediction was investigated by measurements on days 5 and 9...
  17. doi request reprint Is accurate prediction of gait in nonambulatory stroke patients possible within 72 hours poststroke? The EPOS study
    J M Veerbeek
    VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:268-74. 2011
    ..Early prognosis, adequate goal setting, and referral are important for stroke management...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intensity of leg and arm training after primary middle-cerebral-artery stroke: a randomised trial
    G Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 354:191-6. 1999
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of physical therapy in Parkinson's disease: a research synthesis
    C J de Goede
    Department of Physiotherapy, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 82:509-15. 2001
    ..To present a critical review and meta-analysis of studies evaluating the effects of physical therapy in patients suffering from Parkinson's disease (PD), in terms of neurologic signs, activities of daily living (ADLs), and walking ability...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Long term effects of intensity of upper and lower limb training after stroke: a randomised trial
    G Kwakkel
    University Hospital Vrije Universiteit, Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:473-9. 2002
    ..Design: A three group randomised controlled trial with repeated measures was used...
  22. doi request reprint Rehabilitation, exercise therapy and music in patients with Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of the effects of music-based movement therapy on walking ability, balance and quality of life
    M J de Dreu
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:S114-9. 2012
    ..Overall, MbM-therapy appears promising for the improvement of gait and gait-related activities in PD. Future studies should incorporate larger groups and focus on long-term compliance and follow-up...
  23. doi request reprint Impact of EMG-triggered neuromuscular stimulation of the wrist and finger extensors of the paretic hand after stroke: a systematic review of the literature
    A Meilink
    VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 22:291-305. 2008
    ..To assess whether EMG-triggered neuromuscular electrical stimulation (EMG-NMES) applied to the extensor muscles of the forearm improves hand function after stroke...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of external rhythmical cueing on gait in patients with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review
    I Lim
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 19:695-713. 2005
    ..To critically review studies evaluating the effects of external rhythmical cueing on gait in patients with Parkinson's disease...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measuring gait and gait-related activities in Parkinson's patients own home environment: a reliability, responsiveness and feasibility study
    L I I K Lim
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Center VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:19-24. 2005
    ..74 to 0.88 and 0.64 to 0.87 for the intra- and inter-observer reliability, respectively. All test showed Reliable Change Indexes under 11% and the whole test battery was applicable within 30 min...
  26. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of physical and occupational therapists' early predictions of recovery after severe middle cerebral artery stroke
    G Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 14:28-41. 2000
    ..The ability of physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) to predict level of outcome accurately was investigated prospectively in 91 severely disabled stroke patients with a first-ever middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of inspiratory pressure support during exercise in patients with COPD
    A van 't Hul
    Dept of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 23:34-40. 2004
    ..Inspiratory muscle weakness was revealed as a determinant of improvement in exercise endurance due to the application of inspiratory pressure support of 10 cmH2O, explaining only 24% of the variance in outcome...
  28. doi request reprint Identifying fallers with Parkinson's disease using home-based tests: who is at risk?
    Inge Lim
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Mov Disord 23:2411-5. 2008
    ..Based on disease duration, freezing symptoms, walking problems, and a prolonged TGUG duration, assessed in the home situation, it was possible to accurately identify 74% of PD patients as fallers...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint How reproducible is home-based 24-hour ambulatory monitoring of motor activity in patients with multiple sclerosis?
    Marc B Rietberg
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1537-41. 2010
    ..To determine the reproducibility of 24-hour monitoring of motor activity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of botulinum toxin type A on upper limb function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review
    Alexander Reeuwijk
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 20:375-87. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether botulinum toxin type A injections improve upper limb function in children with cerebral palsy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on cardiac performance, exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with heart failure: a meta-analysis
    Benno A F van Tol
    Department of Physical Therapy, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1118, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Heart Fail 8:841-50. 2006
    ..It is in this context that exercise training is being intensively evaluated for any additional benefit in the treatment of CHF...
  33. ncbi request reprint The acute effects of noninvasive ventilatory support during exercise on exercise endurance and dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review
    Alex van 't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:290-7. 2002
    ..In addition, a quantitative analysis was performed on the effects of NIVS on exertional dyspnea and exercise endurance...
  34. ncbi request reprint Constant-load cycle endurance performance: test-retest reliability and validity in patients with COPD
    Alex van 't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:143-50. 2003
    ..It is concluded that constant-load exercise testing on a cycle ergometer with a workload of 75% of maximal work capacity is a reliable and valid method to assess exercise endurance in patients with COPD...
  35. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps muscle endurance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alex Van't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 29:267-74. 2004
    ..For rehabilitation purposes, the findings may lead to more specific exercise programs, further enhancing rehabilitation outcomes in terms of functional abilities and social participation...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of exercise therapy: a best-evidence summary of systematic reviews
    Nynke Smidt
    Aust J Physiother 51:71-85. 2005
    ..Exercise therapy is not effective for patients with acute low back pain. It is concluded that exercise therapy is effective for a wide range of chronic disorders...
  38. doi request reprint Does cueing training improve physical activity in patients with Parkinson's disease?
    Inge Lim
    Department of Rehabilitation, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:469-77. 2010
    ..Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) are encouraged to stay active to maintain their mobility. Ambulatory activity monitoring (AM) provides an objective way to determine type and amount of gait-related daily activities...
  39. doi request reprint Measuring fatigue in patients with multiple sclerosis: reproducibility, responsiveness and concurrent validity of three Dutch self-report questionnaires
    M B Rietberg
    Department Rehabilitation Medicine, Section Physical Therapy, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 32:1870-6. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence?
    R P S Van Peppen
    Department of Physical Therapy, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 18:833-62. 2004
    ..To determine the evidence for physical therapy interventions aimed at improving functional outcome after stroke...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Rhythm perturbations in acoustically paced treadmill walking after stroke
    Melvyn Roerdink
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Department of Rehabiliation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:668-78. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint A comparison of two validated tests for upper limb function after stroke: The Wolf Motor Function Test and the Action Research Arm Test
    Rinske Nijland
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 42:694-6. 2010
    ....
  44. 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...
  45. 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
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Predictive value of the NIHSS for ADL outcome after ischemic hemispheric stroke: does timing of early assessment matter?
    Gert Kwakkel
    Research Institute MOVE, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Sci 294:57-61. 2010
    ..The second aim was to examine if the timing of NIHSS assessment during the first days post stroke affects the accuracy of predicting ADL outcome 6 months post stroke...
  47. doi 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...
  48. doi request reprint Effects of augmented exercise therapy on outcome of gait and gait-related activities in the first 6 months after stroke: a meta-analysis
    Janne M Veerbeek
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 42:3311-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of augmented exercise therapy on gait, gait-related activities, and (basic and extended) activities of daily living within the first 6 months poststroke...
  49. doi request reprint Early prediction of outcome of activities of daily living after stroke: a systematic review
    Janne M Veerbeek
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Research Institute MOVE, Room 1Y 172 06, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, De Boelelaan 1117, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 42:1482-8. 2011
    ..This review investigates the methodological quality of prognostic studies in the early poststroke phase for final ADL to identify variables that are predictive or not predictive for outcome of ADL after stroke...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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)...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. doi 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...
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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)...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. 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...