Muscle Function of Lower Extremities in Children with Lumbar Spina Bifida: Impact on Functional Status


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Ulus Y., Tander B. , Akyol Y., Ulus A., Tander B., Kuru O.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, cilt.60, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 60
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/tftrd.2014.29052
  • Dergi Adı: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

Özet

Objective: The aim of this study was the evaluation of the impacts of muscle strength, muscle tone, and contractures of the lower extremities on ambulation and functional status in children with spina bifida (SB). The aims of this study were the determination of the demographical and clinical characteristics of Turkish children with spina bifida (SB) and the evaluation of the impacts of the clinical features on ambulation and functional status.