Lana R Svien

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INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to examine depression and fatigue in individuals with a seropositive confirmed history of West Nile virus (WNV) infection. METHODS The South Dakota State Epidemiologist sent 218 letters inviting residents with a diagnosis of WNV to participate in the study. Forty-five subjects were tested. An occupational(More)
PURPOSE All articles published in Pediatric Physical Therapy (PPT) within the first 15 years of publication were reviewed to determine research trends. METHODS All articles published in PPT (n = 262) were categorized as research or nonresearch, classified as experimental or nonexperimental, and further categorized as examination/evaluation, intervention,(More)
  • Lana R Svien
  • Pediatric physical therapy : the official…
  • 2003
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate health-related fitness and physical activity levels of seven-to 10-year-old children with histories of preterm birth. METHODS Twenty-two children, aged seven to 10 years, that were born five to 10 weeks preterm were recruited into the study and matched based on age, gender, race, and body mass index to(More)
PURPOSE This case report describes the effects of a 6-week progressive tap dance program on static and dynamic balance for a child with type 1 congenital myotonic muscular dystrophy (congenital MMD1). SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS A 6-year-old girl with congenital MMD1 participated in a 1-hour progressive tap dance program. Classes were held once a week for 6(More)
INTRODUCTION Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in children around the world and are an under-recognized public health problem in the United States. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to highlight the nature of the problem in South Dakota and outline interventions that have been successful in reducing childhood injuries in other(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this case report is to describe the gross motor development of a toddler with Barth Syndrome, an X-linked genetic disorder. SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS Barth Syndrome is an unusual pediatric cardiovascular and neuromuscular disorder with a combination of features, including dilated cardiomyopathy, persistent aciduria, skeletal myopathy,(More)
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