Eileen G Fowler

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pediatric endurance and limb strengthening for children with cerebral palsy (PEDALS)--a randomized controlled trial protocol for a stationary cycling intervention
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopedics, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 7:14. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The effect of lower extremity selective voluntary motor control on interjoint coordination during gait in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    Gait Posture 29:102-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Selective Control Assessment of the Lower Extremity (SCALE): development, validation, and interrater reliability of a clinical tool for patients with cerebral palsy
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:607-14. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the pendulum test for assessing spasticity in persons with cerebral palsy
    E G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:182-9. 2000
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric endurance and limb strengthening (PEDALS) for children with cerebral palsy using stationary cycling: a randomized controlled trial
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Phys Ther 90:367-81. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Lower-extremity selective voluntary motor control in patients with spastic cerebral palsy: increased distal motor impairment
    Eileen G Fowler
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:264-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Promotion of physical fitness and prevention of secondary conditions for children with cerebral palsy: section on pediatrics research summit proceedings
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, and Faculty, Tarjan Center at UCLA, 22 70 Rehabilitation Center, 1000 Veteran Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1495-510. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of quadriceps femoris muscle strengthening exercises on spasticity in children with cerebral palsy
    E G Fowler
    UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Affiliated Program and the UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, 22 70 Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Phys Ther 81:1215-23. 2001
  9. pmc Case reports: the influence of selective voluntary motor control on gait after hamstring lengthening surgery
    Evan J Goldberg
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 22 64 Rehabilitation Center, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1320-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Joint moment contributions to swing knee extension acceleration during gait in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Evan J Goldberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Ave, 22 64 Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    J Biomech 43:893-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Pediatric endurance and limb strengthening for children with cerebral palsy (PEDALS)--a randomized controlled trial protocol for a stationary cycling intervention
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopedics, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 7:14. 2007
    ..However, few studies have examined the potential benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness exercises in this patient population...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of lower extremity selective voluntary motor control on interjoint coordination during gait in children with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, United States
    Gait Posture 29:102-7. 2009
    ..e., extending the knee while flexing the hip). An understanding of influence of SVMC on swing phase gait mechanics may help establish appropriate goals for interventions, in particular hamstring lengthenings...
  3. doi request reprint Selective Control Assessment of the Lower Extremity (SCALE): development, validation, and interrater reliability of a clinical tool for patients with cerebral palsy
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:607-14. 2009
    ..A high level of interrater reliability was demonstrated by intraclass correlation coefficients ranging from 0.88 to 0.91 (p<0.001)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity of the pendulum test for assessing spasticity in persons with cerebral palsy
    E G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, University of California Los Angeles, 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:182-9. 2000
    ..05 between most study groups). We conclude that the pendulum test is a valid tool for assessing spasticity in persons with CP and that the first swing excursion is the most sensitive outcome measure...
  5. doi request reprint Pediatric endurance and limb strengthening (PEDALS) for children with cerebral palsy using stationary cycling: a randomized controlled trial
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Phys Ther 90:367-81. 2010
    ..Effective interventions to improve and maintain strength (force-generating capacity) and endurance are needed for children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  6. doi request reprint Lower-extremity selective voluntary motor control in patients with spastic cerebral palsy: increased distal motor impairment
    Eileen G Fowler
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 52:264-9. 2010
    ..Selective voluntary motor control (SVMC), namely isolation of joint movement upon request, is important, but frequently overlooked. This study evaluated the proximal to distal distribution of SVMC impairment among lower extremity joints...
  7. ncbi request reprint Promotion of physical fitness and prevention of secondary conditions for children with cerebral palsy: section on pediatrics research summit proceedings
    Eileen G Fowler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, and Faculty, Tarjan Center at UCLA, 22 70 Rehabilitation Center, 1000 Veteran Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1495-510. 2007
    ..Current intervention protocols and outcome measurements were critically evaluated, and recommendations were made for future research...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of quadriceps femoris muscle strengthening exercises on spasticity in children with cerebral palsy
    E G Fowler
    UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Affiliated Program and the UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, 22 70 Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Phys Ther 81:1215-23. 2001
    ..Spasticity, in the present study, was defined as a velocity-dependent hyperexcitability of the muscle stretch reflex...
  9. pmc Case reports: the influence of selective voluntary motor control on gait after hamstring lengthening surgery
    Evan J Goldberg
    UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 22 64 Rehabilitation Center, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1320-6. 2012
    ..This pattern may limit their ability to take advantage of hamstring-lengthening surgery (HLS) and may explain a lack of improved stride length postoperatively...
  10. doi request reprint Joint moment contributions to swing knee extension acceleration during gait in children with spastic hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Evan J Goldberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Ave, 22 64 Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1795, USA
    J Biomech 43:893-9. 2010
    ..Recent research has shown that the ability to extend the knee during swing is dependent on the selective voluntary motor control of the limb. Data from individual participants support this concept...
  11. doi request reprint Joint moment contributions to swing knee extension acceleration during gait in individuals with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy
    Evan J Goldberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Gait Posture 33:66-70. 2011
    ..Interventions that address negative contributions due to spasticity may not be effective in patients who cannot generate adequate knee extension due to poor SVMC...
  12. doi request reprint The PEDALS stationary cycling intervention and health-related quality of life in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial
    Sharon K DeMuth
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:654-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) following a stationary cycling intervention in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of direct measurement versus cadaver estimates of anthropometry in the calculation of joint moments during above-knee prosthetic gait in pediatrics
    Evan J Goldberg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1000 Veteran Avenue, 22 64 Rehabilitation Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Biomech 41:695-700. 2008
    ..These results support the use of direct measurements of anthropometry when examining above-knee prosthetic gait, particularly during swing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Functional assessment of children with cerebral palsy following limited (L4-S1) selective posterior rhizotomy--a preliminary report
    M Galarza
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 143:865-72. 2001
    ..The results of this study demonstrated improved function during walking as assessed using gait analysis techniques...
  15. doi request reprint An intensive, progressive exercise program reduces disability and improves functional performance in patients after single-level lumbar microdiskectomy
    Kornelia Kulig
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 1540 E Alcazar St, CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9006, USA
    Phys Ther 89:1145-57. 2009
    ..Restoration of physical function following lumbar microdiskectomy may be influenced by the postoperative care provided...
  16. doi request reprint The physical therapy clinical research network (PTClinResNet): methods, efficacy, and benefits of a rehabilitation research network
    Carolee Winstein
    Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at the School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 9006, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 87:937-50. 2008
    ..We suggest that the network structure is ideal for building research capacity and fostering multisite, multiinvestigator clinical research projects designed to generate evidence for the efficacy of rehabilitation interventions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pilot trial of albuterol in Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy
    E G Fowler
    UCLA Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 62:1006-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, 12-week treatment with extended-release albuterol may increase strength in patients with dystrophinopathies. A larger, double-blind, randomized study is necessary to confirm these results...