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SELF-EFFICACY IN RELATION TO IMPAIRMENTS AND ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING DISABILITY IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH STROKE: A PROSPECTIVE INVESTIGATION
Karin Hellström, Birgitta Lindmark, Birgit Wahlberg, Axel R. Fugl-Meyer
Objectives: The objectives of this prospective study, undertaken in elderly patients with stroke undergoing rehabilitation, were to determine to what extent fall-related self-efficacy changes over time, its relationships to objectively assessed functions and activities, and the predictive capacity of self-efficacy at discharge for activities of daily living 10 months after st ...
Pages: 202-207
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A CAUSAL MODEL OF REHABILITATION RESOURCE USE FOR SUBJECTS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY IN TAIWAN
Lyinn Chung, Ay-Woan Pan, Yen-Ho Wang
This article does not have an abstract.
Pages: 208-212
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DEVELOPMENT OF A GAIT RE-EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INCOMPLETE SPINAL CORD INJURY
Imre Cikajlo, Zlatko Matjacic, Tadej Bajd
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Pages: 213-216
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FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE IN PERSONS WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY IN HELSINKI
Antti Dahlberg, Mervi Kotila, Hannu Kautiainen, Hannu Alaranta
Objective: To estimate the functional independence of persons with spinal cord injury according to the Functional Independence Measure motor items. Design: The study design was cross-sectional. Subjects: All adult citizens of Helsinki with traumatic spinal cord injury were identified. The final study group consisted of 121/152 subje ...
Pages: 217-220
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PULMONARY FUNCTION, WORKING CAPACITY AND STRENGTH IN YOUNG ADULTS WITH MARFAN SYNDROME
Liv Giske, Johan K. Stanghelle, Svend Rand-Hendrikssen, Vegard Strøm, Jan-Erik Wilhelmsen, Cecilie Røe
Objective: To investigate pulmonary function, working capacity and isokinetic muscle strength in subjects with Marfan syndrome. Materials and methods: Seventeen subjects, mean age 23 years, performed spirometry, maximal ergometer cycle tests and knee extension and flexion isokinetic torque tests. Results: The subjects with Marfan sy ...
Pages: 221-228
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VERTICAL POSTURE AND HEAD STABILITY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC NECK PAIN
P. Michaelson, M. Michaelson, S. Jaric, M .L. Latash, P. Sjölander, M. Djupsjöbacka
Objective: To evaluate postural performance and head stabilization of patients with chronic neck pain. Design: A single-blind comparative group study. Subjects: Patients with work-related chronic neck pain (n = 9), with chronic whiplash associated disorders (n = 9) and healthy subjects (Pages: 229-235
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PAIN, TRUNK MUSCLE STRENGTH, SPINE MOBILITY AND DISABILITY FOLLOWING LUMBAR DISC SURGERY
Arja Häkkinen, Jari Ylinen, Hannu Kautiainen, Olavi Airaksinen, Arto Herno, Ulla Tarvainen, Ilkka Kiviranta
Objective: To study associations between pain, trunk muscle strength, flexibility and disability in patients with lumbar disc herniation 2 months after surgery. Design: Clinical cross-sectional survey. Participants: 172 operated lumbar disc herniation patients. Methods: Back and leg pain on Visual Analogue Scal ...
Pages: 236-240
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CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTATION OF THE NORWEGIAN VERSIONS OF THE ROLAND-MORRIS DISABILITY QUESTIONNAIRE AND THE OSWESTRY DISABILITY INDEX
M. Grotle, J. I. Brox, N. K. Vøllestad
Objective: To evaluate reliability and construct validity of the Norwegian versions of the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire and the modified Oswestry Disability Index. Design: Translation of two functional status questionnaires and a cross-sectional study of measurement properties. Methods: The questionnaires were translated a ...
Pages: 241-247
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