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Sensitivity to change and responsiveness of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo) in children with spinal cord injury

The purpose of this study was to assess the sensitivity and responsiveness of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo) for evaluating trunk control in children with spinal cord injury (SCI) receiving activity-based locomotor training ...
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Respiratory functional and motor control deficits in children with spinal cord injury.

The purpose of this study was the comparative evaluation of respiratory motor function in children with SCI. We demonstrated that SCI-induced decrease in respiratory functional capacity in children is age-dependent and is associated with impaired ...
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Development and initial validation of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Recovery Scale

The Neuromuscular Recovery Scale (NRS) was developed to assess the capacity of adults' post-spinal cord injury (SCI) to perform functional tasks without compensation. Application of the NRS to children has been challenging. The purpose of ...
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Modular control of varied locomotor tasks in children with incomplete spinal cord injuries.

The purpose of this study was to examine neuromuscular control of reciprocal locomotor tasks in children with ISCIs as well as uninjured children. Across both groups of children, lower extremity muscle activation during five reciprocal ...
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Ongoing Walking Recovery 2 Years After Locomotor Training in a Child With Severe Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

Ongoing Walking Recovery 2 Years After Locomotor Training in a Child With Severe Incomplete Spinal Cord InjuryPediatric spinal cord injury (SCI) represents 3% to 5% of all SCI cases, resulting in nearly 2 cases per ...
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