Mark F Abel
Affiliation: University of Virginia
- Biomechanical changes in gait following selective dorsal rhizotomyMark F Abel
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
J Neurosurg 102:157-62. 2005..The authors also expected that the changes from the SDR would be reflected in the electrical activities of the muscles...
- Experience with an online prospective database on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: development and implementationVincent Arlet
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Eur Spine J 17:1497-506. 2008..Scolisoft is multifaceted and its use extends to education of health care providers in training, patients, ability to mine important data to stimulate research and quality improvement initiatives of healthcare organizations...
- Muscle-tendon surgery in diplegic cerebral palsy: functional and mechanical changesM F Abel
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia Health Science Center, Charlottesville, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 19:366-75. 1999..The GMFM total score showed minimal change after surgery with improvements occurring primarily in the standing dimension and the walking, running, and jumping dimensions...
- Asymmetric hip deformity and subluxation in cerebral palsy: an analysis of surgical treatmentM F Abel
Kluge Children s Rehabilitation and Research Institute, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 19:479-85. 1999..Severe abduction deformities generally followed ipsilateral adductor releases. Finally, despite improvement in the MI of the initially more subluxed hip, 33% of patients still had one hip with a MI >50%...
- Relationships among musculoskeletal impairments and functional health status in ambulatory cerebral palsyMark F Abel
Motion Analysis and Motor Performance Laboratory, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 23:535-41. 2003..These findings suggest that caution should be exercised when anticipating functional change through the treatment of isolated impairment and that addressing multiple impairments may be needed to produce appreciable effects...
- Selective versus nonselective fusion for idiopathic scoliosis: does lumbosacral takeoff angle change?Mark F Abel
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1103-12. 2011..Retrospective review of a prospective, multicentered database...
- Ankle and knee coupling in patients with spastic diplegia: effects of gastrocnemius-soleus lengtheningAdrian Baddar
Motion Analysis and Motor Perfomance Laboratory, Kluge's Children's Rehabilitation Center and Research Institute, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22903, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:736-44. 2002..Knee extension did increase at foot contact, but excessive midstance knee flexion persisted and was likely due to concomitant contracture of the hamstrings...
- Spastic velocity threshold constrains functional performance in cerebral palsyAnn E Tuzson
Motion Analysis and Motor Performance Laboratory, Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 24061, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1363-8. 2003..Spastic threshold velocity correlated with limitations in joint angular velocity during walking and functional performance...
- The effects of ankle foot orthoses on energy recovery and work during gait in children with cerebral palsyBradford C Bennett
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Motion Analysis and Motor Performance Laboratory, University of Virginia, 2270 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:287-91. 2012..One of the aims of ankle foot orthosis use is to aid in walking. This research examined the effects that ankle foot orthoses have on the energy recovery and the mechanical work performed by children with cerebral palsy during walking...
- Center of mass motion and the effects of ankle bracing on metabolic cost during submaximal walking trialsStephanie K Herndon
Exercise Physiology Program, Department of Human Services, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and Motion Analysis and Motor Performance Laboratory, Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Hospital, Virginia 22903, USA
J Orthop Res 24:2170-5. 2006..Also, normal subjects walking in equinus have an increased net O2 cost and increased CoMz when compared to walking with shoes alone or the other brace conditions at all velocities...
- Center of mass movement and energy transfer during walking in children with cerebral palsyBradford C Bennett
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:2189-94. 2005..To gain insight into the mechanical inefficiencies of gait patterns used by children with spastic diplegia by analysis of center of mass (COM) movement and energy recovery...
- Outcome assessment in neuromuscular spinal deformityRichard E Bowen
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 32:792-8. 2012..This article reviews patient-based outcome measures in spinal deformity patients with neuromuscular disorders, including their development and use in comparative outcome studies in the recent literature...
- What does the Ashworth scale really measure and are instrumented measures more valid and precise?Diane L Damiano
University of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedics, Charlottesville, USA
Dev Med Child Neurol 44:112-8. 2002..Those with greater resistance tended to have poorer function with isokinetic relations typically stronger...
- Seated postural control in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosisBradford C Bennett
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E449-54. 2004..The center of pressure (COP) path in 14 adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis and 12 age-matched able-bodied adolescents was compared using traditional measures and a two-level decomposition...
- Basilar invaginationJustin S Smith
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
Neurosurgery 66:39-47. 2010..Patients frequently present with neurologic symptoms and deficits and warrant surgical treatment to prevent progression...
- Angular momentum of walking at different speedsBradford C Bennett
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia, Kluge Children s Rehabilitation Center, 2270 Ivy Rd, P O Box 800232, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Hum Mov Sci 29:114-24. 2010..In addition, it was found that the orthogonal principal components at each speed and for each subject were similar, i.e., the vectors of the principal components at each speed and for each subject were co-linear...
- Decision making in pediatric spinal deformityJustin S Smith
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
Neurosurgery 63:54-68. 2008..To review the concepts involved in the decision-making process for management of pediatric patients with spinal deformity...
- Responsiveness and uniqueness of the pediatric outcomes data collection instrument compared to the gross motor function measure for measuring orthopaedic and neurosurgical outcomes in cerebral palsyDiane L Damiano
Department of Neurology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Pediatr Orthop 25:641-5. 2005..No significant changes were noted in the ITB group for either measure...
- Relationship of spasticity to knee angular velocity and motion during gait in cerebral palsyDiane L Damiano
Department of Neurology, Washington University, PO Box 8111, 660 S Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Gait Posture 23:1-8. 2006....
- Repeatability of surface EMG during gait in childrenKevin P Granata
Musculoskeletal Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, School of Biomedical Engineering and Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 219 Norris Hall 0219, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Gait Posture 22:346-50. 2005..Clinical implications of this pediatric EMG variability suggest cautious interpretation of data from limited trial samples or inter-session changes in performance of gait data...
- Pediatric spinal deformitiesGregory C Wiggins
Department of Neurosurgery, United States Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, California, USA
Neurosurg Focus 14:e3. 2003..In this article the authors review the literature on pediatric spinal deformities and highlight recent insights into classification, treatment, and surgery-related complications...