Hans J W H Elvers

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PURPOSE To investigate the feasibility and effect of a functional physical training program on aerobic endurance and walking ability of children with cerebral palsy. METHODS Thirteen children (8-13 years, Gross Motor Function Classification System level I or II, with normal intelligence or mild retardation) participated in this study. A functional(More)
A longitudinal study of the oral condition of 763 schoolchildren was started in the Morogoro District of the Republic of Tanzania in 1984. The average baseline D3MFT scores of the 7-, 8- and -9-yr-old urban and rural children were 0.27, 0.33, 0.35 and 0.04, 0.23 and 0.23, respectively; the average deft values were 2.9, 2.4, 2.6 and 1.4, 1.9 and 1.4. The(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate process indicators relevant to biopsychosocial history taking in patients with chronic back and neck pain. METHODS The SCEBS method, covering the Somatic, Psychological (Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior), and Social dimensions of chronic pain, was used to evaluate biopsychosocial history taking by manual physical(More)
OBJECTIVES The term 'cephalalgiaphobia' was introduced in the mid-1980s and defined as fear of migraine (attacks). We hypothesized that a specific subtype of cephalalgiaphobia affects patients with cervicogenic headache (CEH). This study aimed to: (1) define the term 'cervico-cephalalgiaphobia'; (2) develop a set of indicators for phobia relevant to(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of Manual Therapy Utrecht (MTU) plus education in patients with cervicogenic somatosensory tinnitus (CeT). STUDY DESIGN Pretest-posttest design. METHOD Five hundred and six patients were referred or referred themselves. A subgroup of patients was identified with CeT, and within this a(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the reliability and validity of video clips in assessing movement disorders in preschool children. METHODS The study group included 27 children with neuromotor concerns. The explorative validity group included children with motor problems (n = 21) or with typical development (n = 9). Hempel screening was used for live observation of(More)
Tinnitus can be evoked or modulated by input from the somatosensory and somatomotor systems. This means that the loudness or intensity of tinnitus can be changed by sensory or motor stimuli such as muscle contractions, mechanical pressure on myofascial trigger points, transcutaneous electrical stimulation or joint movements. The neural connections and(More)
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