Heleen A. Reinders-Messelink

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Reliability and validity of the Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire (DCD-Q) was assessed using a population-based sample of 608 children (311 males, 297 females; mean age 7 y 8 mo [SD 2 y 4 mo]), a sample of 55 children with DCD referred to a rehabilitation clinic, and a control sample of 55 children matched for age and sex (48 males, seven(More)
Motor skills were investigated in 18 children 2 years after treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Gross and fine motor functioning were examined with the Movement Assessment Battery for Children. Handwriting as a specific fine motor skill was studied with a computerized writing task. We conclude that 2 years after cessation of treatment motor(More)
Introduction Return to work (RTW) in patients with hand disorders and hand injuries is determined by several determinants not directly related to the physical situation. Besides biomedical determinants, work-related and psychosocial determinants may influence RTW as well. This study is conducted to investigate the influence of these potential determinants(More)
This study investigates validity of the Motor Observation Questionnaire for Teachers (MOQ-T) in 182 children aged 5-10years, 91 children referred for motor problems to a rehabilitation center and 91 comparison children. Performance on the MOQ-T was compared to performance on the Movement Assessment Battery for Children (M-ABC) and the Developmental(More)
The i-LIMB hand is a novel upper limb myoelectric prosthetic hand with several joints in the fingers and thumb. This study aimed to determine whether this new device had more functionality than a more conventional myoelectric prosthetic hand with only a single joint between the thumb and two fingers. Therefore, a 45-year-old man with a wrist disarticulation(More)
Neurophysiological functioning was studied prospectively in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia with a low dose vincristine regime (8 x 1.5 mg/m2/dose), to obtain more insight into vincristine neuropathy. A WHO neurotoxicity score was estimated and vibration sense and electrophysiological measurements were taken at standardized times during(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the perceptions and views of parents and rehabilitation and special education professionals on the family-centredness of care delivered and received. DESIGN Descriptive study with comparison of ratings in family-specific teams. SETTING Five paediatric facilities in the Netherlands. SUBJECTS Parents of children with cerebral palsy(More)
Music in the treatment of neurological language and speech disorders: A systematic review Joost Hurkmans a , Madeleen de Bruijn a , Anne M. Boonstra a , Roel Jonkers b , Roelien Bastiaanse b , Hans Arendzen c & Heleen A. Reinders-Messelink a a Rehabilitation Center “Revalidatie Friesland”, Beetsterzwaag, The Netherlands b School for Behavioural and(More)
BACKGROUND For the development of specialized training protocols for robot assisted gait training, it is important to understand how the use of exoskeletons alters locomotor task demands, and how the nature and magnitude of these changes depend on training parameters. Therefore, the present study assessed the combined effects of gait speed and body weight(More)
Background Regular par cipa on in physical ac vi es is important for all children to stay  t and healthy. Children with cerebral palsy have reduced levels of physical ac vity, compared to typically developing children. The aim of the LEARN 2 MOVE 7-12 study is to improve physical ac vity by means of a physical ac vity s mula on program, consis ng of a(More)