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Validity of the Kinematic Classification of Gait in Diplegic Children With Cerebral Palsy (CP)

2014-07-23 21:08:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In recent years Ferrari et al. proposed a new classification of gait in diplegic children with spastic diplegia that describes four different patterns of gait by analyzing the strategies that each children adopts to need his/her needs to walk. The investigators believe that this classification provides the clinician with clinically meaningful information in terms of coping strategies adopted to maximize the ability to walk.

The aim of this study is to determine the criterion validity of the new classification of the pattern of gait in children with spastic diplegia by correlating pattern of diplegic gait with the score of the Functional performance measure.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Cerebral Palsy

Intervention

classification of gait in diplegic children with CP

Location

Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova
Reggio Emilia
RE
Italy
42100

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:30-0400

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