Maria A Fragala-Pinkham

Summary

Affiliation: Franciscan Hospital for Children
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of aerobic conditioning and strength training on a child with Down syndrome: a case study
    Cynthia L Lewis
    Department of Physical Therapy Education C L L, Elon University, Elon, NC, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 17:30-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint A fitness program for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1182-200. 2005
  3. pmc Computer adaptive test performance in children with and without disabilities: prospective field study of the PEDI-CAT
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:393-401. 2012
  4. pmc Accuracy and precision of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory computer-adaptive tests (PEDI-CAT)
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1100-6. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Using cognitive interviewing for test items to assess physical function in children with cerebral palsy
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA E mail
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:356-62. 2008
  6. pmc Measuring global physical health in children with cerebral palsy: illustration of a multidimensional bi-factor model and computerized adaptive testing
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, 580 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02218, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:359-70. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Measuring physical function in children with airway support: a pilot study using computer adaptive testing
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:95-102. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A computer adaptive testing approach for assessing physical functioning in children and adolescents
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:113-20. 2005
  9. pmc Assessing self-care and social function using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University Sargent College, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:622-9. 2008
  10. pmc Lessons from use of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory: where do we go from here?
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:69-75. 2010

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Effects of aerobic conditioning and strength training on a child with Down syndrome: a case study
    Cynthia L Lewis
    Department of Physical Therapy Education C L L, Elon University, Elon, NC, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 17:30-6. 2005
    ..5-year-old girl with Down syndrome (DS). Measurements included cardiovascular variables, strength, body composition, flexibility, and skill...
  2. ncbi request reprint A fitness program for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, 30 Warren St, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Phys Ther 85:1182-200. 2005
    ..This case report describes a fitness program for children with disabilities and provides preliminary information about the safety and feasibility of the program...
  3. pmc Computer adaptive test performance in children with and without disabilities: prospective field study of the PEDI-CAT
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:393-401. 2012
    ..To examine the discriminant validity, test-retest reliability, administration time and acceptability of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory computer adaptive test (PEDI-CAT)...
  4. pmc Accuracy and precision of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory computer-adaptive tests (PEDI-CAT)
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:1100-6. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Using cognitive interviewing for test items to assess physical function in children with cerebral palsy
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA E mail
    Pediatr Phys Ther 20:356-62. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the content, format, and comprehension of test items and responses developed for use in a computer adaptive test (CAT) of physical function for children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  6. pmc Measuring global physical health in children with cerebral palsy: illustration of a multidimensional bi-factor model and computerized adaptive testing
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, 580 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA, 02218, USA
    Qual Life Res 18:359-70. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Measuring physical function in children with airway support: a pilot study using computer adaptive testing
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 13:95-102. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A computer adaptive testing approach for assessing physical functioning in children and adolescents
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 47:113-20. 2005
    ..These results support further consideration of using CAT programs for accurate and efficient clinical assessments of physical functioning...
  9. pmc Assessing self-care and social function using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Wendy J Coster
    Department of Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling, Boston University Sargent College, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:622-9. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Lessons from use of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory: where do we go from here?
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 22:69-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the innovations, applications, and effect of the original Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI) published in 1992 and to describe planned revisions...
  11. doi request reprint Development of a postacute hospital item bank for the new Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory-Computer Adaptive Test
    Helene M Dumas
    Franciscan Hospital forChildren, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:332-8. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing mobility in children using a computer adaptive testing version of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:932-9. 2005
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Effects of aquatic aerobic exercise for a child with cerebral palsy: single-subject design
    Runzun Retarekar
    Outpatient Physical Therapy, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 21:336-44. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of an aquatic aerobic exercise program for a child with cerebral palsy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a community-based group fitness program for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children With Special Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Brighton, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 18:159-67. 2006
    ..This study examined the feasibility, safety, and effectiveness of a community-based group fitness program for children with disabilities...
  15. doi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of the PEDI-CAT Mobility item bank for children using walking aids and wheelchairs
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    J Pediatr Rehabil Med 5:29-35. 2012
    ..To examine the discriminant validity and scoring patterns of the PEDI-CAT Mobility item bank for children who use a walking aid or wheelchair...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an adaptive ice skating programme for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Franciscan Hospital for Children, Research Center, Brighton, MA 02135, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 12:215-23. 2009
    ..To describe an adaptive ice skating programme designed by paediatric therapists...
  17. ncbi request reprint Measurement precision and efficiency of multidimensional computer adaptive testing of physical functioning using the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1223-9. 2006
    ....
  18. doi request reprint An aquatic physical therapy program at a pediatric rehabilitation hospital: a case series
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts 02135, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 21:68-78. 2009
    ..The purpose of this case series is to describe the implementation of an aquatic physical therapy (PT) program at a pediatric hospital and to document improvements in participants' abilities after PT intervention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Interpreting change scores of tests and measures used in physical therapy
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, 53 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Phys Ther 86:735-43. 2006
    ..These recommendations include a greater application of indexes that help interpret the meaning of clinically significant change to multiple clinical, research, consumer, and payer communities...
  20. doi request reprint Concurrent validity and reliability of the pediatric evaluation of disability inventory-computer adaptive test mobility domain
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 24:171-6; discussion 176. 2012
    ....
  21. pmc Evaluation of an item bank for a computerized adaptive test of activity in children with cerebral palsy
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Medical Campus, 580 Harrison Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02218, USA
    Phys Ther 89:589-600. 2009
    ..Computerized adaptive testing (CAT) has the potential to efficiently administer items for children across wide age spans and functional levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the nutrition counselling component of a fitness programme for children with disabilities
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA 02135, USA
    Pediatr Rehabil 9:378-88. 2006
    ..To describe and evaluate the nutrition counselling component of a fitness programme for children with disabilities...
  23. doi request reprint Group swimming and aquatic exercise programme for children with autism spectrum disorders: a pilot study
    Maria A Fragala-Pinkham
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, MA, USA
    Dev Neurorehabil 14:230-41. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a 14-week aquatic exercise programme for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Design: Non-randomized control trial...
  24. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory response during physical therapist intervention for infants and young children with chronic respiratory insufficiency
    Helene M Dumas
    Research Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, Franciscan Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatr Phys Ther 25:178-85; discussion 186. 2013
    ..To document physical therapist intervention activities and cardiorespiratory response for young children with chronic respiratory insufficiency...
  25. ncbi request reprint A physical performance measure for individuals with mucopolysaccharidosis type I
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 2101, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:576-81. 2006
    ..Implications for using the MPS-PPM for monitoring physical performance changes during clinical interventions are discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pediatric physical functioning reference curves
    Stephen M Haley
    Health and Disability Research Institute, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 31:333-41. 2004
    ..This physical functioning instrument could also be used to evaluate the impact of muscle weakness in other neuromuscular disorders...