Craig M McDonald

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The 6-minute walk test and other clinical endpoints in duchenne muscular dystrophy: reliability, concurrent validity, and minimal clinically important differences from a multicenter study
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:357-68. 2013
  2. pmc The 6-minute walk test and other endpoints in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: longitudinal natural history observations over 48 weeks from a multicenter study
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:343-56. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: design of protocol and the methods used
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:32-54. 2013
  4. pmc The role of the neuromuscular medicine and physiatry specialists in the multidisciplinary management of neuromuscular disease
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:475-93. 2012
  5. pmc Clinical approach to the diagnostic evaluation of hereditary and acquired neuromuscular diseases
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:495-563. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of step activity monitoring for continuous physical activity assessment in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, NIDRR Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Neuromuscular Diseases, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacremento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:802-8. 2005
  7. pmc Body mass index and body composition measures by dual x-ray absorptiometry in patients aged 10 to 21 years with spinal cord injury
    Craig M McDonald
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S97-104. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The 6-minute walk test in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: longitudinal observations
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 42:966-74. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Utility of a step activity monitor for the measurement of daily ambulatory activity in children
    Craig M McDonald
    Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Neuromuscular Diseases, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis, Sacremento 95817, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:793-801. 2005
  10. pmc Relationship between clinical outcome measures and parent proxy reports of health-related quality of life in ambulatory children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:1130-44. 2010

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  1. pmc The 6-minute walk test and other clinical endpoints in duchenne muscular dystrophy: reliability, concurrent validity, and minimal clinically important differences from a multicenter study
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Center, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:357-68. 2013
    ..Pretreatment data provide insight into reliability, concurrent validity, and minimal clinically important differences (MCIDs) of the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) and other endpoints...
  2. pmc The 6-minute walk test and other endpoints in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: longitudinal natural history observations over 48 weeks from a multicenter study
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:343-56. 2013
    ..Placebo arm data (N = 57) provided insight into the natural history of the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) and other endpoints...
  3. doi request reprint The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study--a longitudinal investigation in the era of glucocorticoid therapy: design of protocol and the methods used
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:32-54. 2013
    ..Contemporary natural history data in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is needed to assess care recommendations and aid in planning future trials...
  4. pmc The role of the neuromuscular medicine and physiatry specialists in the multidisciplinary management of neuromuscular disease
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:475-93. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Clinical approach to the diagnostic evaluation of hereditary and acquired neuromuscular diseases
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:495-563. 2012
    ..All diagnostic information needs are to be interpreted within the context of relevant historical information, family history, physical examination, laboratory data, electrophysiology, pathology, and molecular genetics...
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of step activity monitoring for continuous physical activity assessment in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, NIDRR Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Neuromuscular Diseases, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacremento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:802-8. 2005
    ....
  7. pmc Body mass index and body composition measures by dual x-ray absorptiometry in patients aged 10 to 21 years with spinal cord injury
    Craig M McDonald
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S97-104. 2007
    ..To determine the body composition of adolescents with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to assess whether established cutoff values for obesity determined by body mass index (BMI) are valid for this population...
  8. doi request reprint The 6-minute walk test in Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy: longitudinal observations
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 42:966-74. 2010
    ..The 6MWD changes at 1 year confirm the validity of this endpoint and emphasize that preserving ambulation must remain a major goal of DBMD therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Utility of a step activity monitor for the measurement of daily ambulatory activity in children
    Craig M McDonald
    Rehabilitation Research and Training Center in Neuromuscular Diseases, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis, Sacremento 95817, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:793-801. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc Relationship between clinical outcome measures and parent proxy reports of health-related quality of life in ambulatory children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Shriners Hospital for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Child Neurol 25:1130-44. 2010
    ..Selected domains of the Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument and generic Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory are potential patient-reported outcome measures for clinical trials in ambulatory individuals with the disease...
  11. doi request reprint The 6-minute walk test as a new outcome measure in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 41:500-10. 2010
    ..A modified 6MWT is feasible and safe, documents disease-related limitations on ambulation, is reproducible, and offers a new outcome measure for DMD natural history and therapeutic trials...
  12. doi request reprint The relationship between regional body composition and quantitative strength in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)
    Andrew J Skalsky
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:873-80. 2008
    ..791-0.906; p < 0.001). FSHD subjects have higher regional fat tissue mass and lower regional lean tissue mass despite similar BMI and anthropometrics. Regional lean tissue mass correlates with strength...
  13. pmc Body composition and resting energy expenditure in patients aged 11 to 21 years with spinal cord dysfunction compared to controls: comparisons and relationships among the groups
    Rungsinee Amanda Liusuwan
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S105-11. 2007
    ..able-bodied control (CTRL) and able-bodied overweight (OW) groups and to examine the relationships between resting energy expenditure (REE) and total lean mass (TLM) in the SCI, SB, CTRL, and OW groups...
  14. doi request reprint Assessment of regional body composition with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: correlation of regional lean mass and quantitative strength
    Andrew J Skalsky
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 39:647-51. 2009
    ..DMD subjects had decreased regional lean mass, increased regional fat mass, and decreased strength. Muscle Nerve 39: 647-651, 2009...
  15. doi request reprint The cooperative international neuromuscular research group Duchenne natural history study: glucocorticoid treatment preserves clinically meaningful functional milestones and reduces rate of disease progression as measured by manual muscle testing and othe
    Erik K Henricson
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:55-67. 2013
    ..introduction: Glucocorticoid (GC) therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) has altered disease progression, necessitating contemporary natural history studies...
  16. pmc Metabolic syndrome in adolescents with spinal cord dysfunction
    Mindy Dopler Nelson
    University of California Department of Nutrition, Davis, California, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S127-39. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint Altered body composition affects resting energy expenditure and interpretation of body mass index in children with spinal cord injury
    Amanda Liusuwan
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 27:S24-8. 2004
    ....
  18. pmc Behavioral intervention, exercise, and nutrition education to improve health and fitness (BENEfit) in adolescents with mobility impairment due to spinal cord dysfunction
    Rungsinee Amanda Liusuwan
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, Sacramento, California, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S119-26. 2007
    ..Participants were given a schedule of aerobic and strengthening exercises and attended nutrition education and behavior modification sessions every other week along with their parent(s)...
  19. pmc Aerobic fitness and upper extremity strength in patients aged 11 to 21 years with spinal cord dysfunction as compared to ideal weight and overweight controls
    Lana M Widman
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S88-96. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Exercise in neuromuscular diseases
    R Ted Abresch
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of California, Davis, 4860 Y Street Suite, 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:653-73. 2012
    ..In addition to traditional measures of exercise efficacy, outcome variables should include measures of functional status and health-related quality of life...
  21. doi request reprint New clinical end points in rehabilitation medicine: tools for measuring quality of life
    Richard T Abresch
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:483-92. 2009
    ..The goals for this article are to show the value of performing HRQoL measurements and briefly describe methods used to assess quality of life (QoL)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Body composition and water compartment measurements in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:483-91. 2005
    ....
  23. pmc Effectiveness of an upper extremity exercise device integrated with computer gaming for aerobic training in adolescents with spinal cord dysfunction
    Lana M Widman
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 4860 Y Street, Suite 1113, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 29:363-70. 2006
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Treatment of spine deformity in neuromuscular diseases
    Sukanta Maitra
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 23:869-83. 2012
    ..With care and treatment involving a multidisciplinary team, proper planning, and support, patients will likely experience rewarding outcomes and improved quality of life...
  25. doi request reprint Convexity of scoliosis related to handedness in identical twin boys with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy: a case report
    Bryan C Werner
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2021-4. 2008
    ..In this case report, we explore the pathophysiology involved in neuromuscular scoliosis, examine the role of conservative, surgical, and medical treatments, and discuss potential future avenues of research...
  26. pmc Effect of thoracolumbosacral orthoses on reachable workspace volumes in children with spinal cord injury
    Mitell Sison-Williamson
    Motion Analysis Laboratory, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S184-91. 2007
    ..The impact of wearing a TLSO while reaching has not been studied. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to see the quantitative effect of the TLSO on reachable workspace volumes and reach of children with SCI...
  27. doi request reprint Why short stature is beneficial in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Marko Bodor
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Muscle Nerve 48:336-42. 2013
    ..The mdx mouse has absent dystrophin yet does not exhibit significant disability...
  28. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, health impairments, and disability in neuromuscular disease
    Craig M McDonald
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:S108-20. 2002
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Recognition and management of autonomic dysreflexia in pediatric spinal cord injury
    Katrina B McGinnis
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 27:S61-74. 2004
    ..Therefore, many episodes of AD may be unrecognized or inappropriately treated. To address this issue, Shriners Hospitals for Children undertook the development of a protocol specific to children and adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reliability of radiographic parameters in neuromuscular scoliosis
    Munish C Gupta
    University of California, Davis, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:691-5. 2007
    ..Retrospective review of radiographic data...
  31. doi request reprint Diagnosis and clinical management of spinal muscular atrophy
    Jay J Han
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3850, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 19:661-80, xii. 2008
    ..When possible, a multidisciplinary team approach is effective. The current understanding of SMA, and the clinical management and rehabilitative care of patients who have SMA, are discussed in this article...
  32. doi request reprint The validity of compliance monitors to assess wearing time of thoracic-lumbar-sacral orthoses in children with spinal cord injury
    Louis N Hunter
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Hospitals, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1554-61. 2008
    ..Prospective multicenter observation...
  33. pmc Development and pilot test of the shriners pediatric instrument for neuromuscular scoliosis (SPNS): a quality of life questionnaire for children with spinal cord injuries
    Louis Hunter
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, Clinical Research Department, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S150-7. 2007
    ..A pilot study was conducted to revise the SPINS and assess comprehensibility...
  34. pmc Depression in adults who sustained spinal cord injuries as children or adolescents
    Caroline J Anderson
    Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2211 N Oak Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60707, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S76-82. 2007
    ..Interview survey...
  35. pmc Impact of prophylactic thoracolumbosacral orthosis bracing on functional activities and activities of daily living in the pediatric spinal cord injury population
    Ross S Chafetz
    Clinical Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 30:S178-83. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain in persons with neuromuscular disease
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Box 356490, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1155-63. 2005
    ..To examine the nature and scope of pain in persons with neuromuscular disorder (NMD)...
  37. pmc Chronic pain in persons with myotonic dystrophy and facioscapulohumeral dystrophy
    Mark P Jensen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:320-8. 2008
    ..To determine the nature and scope of pain in working-aged adults with myotonic muscular dystrophy (MMD) and facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)...
  38. pmc Pain in persons with postpolio syndrome: frequency, intensity, and impact
    Brenda L Stoelb
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 6490, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1933-40. 2008
    ..To describe the frequency, intensity, and impact of pain in persons with postpoliomyelitis syndrome (PPS)...