Marluce Lopes Basílio

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cross-cultural validity of the Brazilian version of the ABILHAND for stroke individuals. SUBJECTS A total of 107 community-dwelling chronic stroke survivors; mean age 58 years. METHODS Cross-cultural adaptation of the ABILHAND followed standardized procedures. Measurement properties of the adapted version were analysed using(More)
[Purpose] To evaluate the relationships between residual strength deficits (RSD) of the upper limb muscles and the performance in bimanual activities and to determine which muscular group would best explain the performance in bimanual activities of chronic stroke individuals. [Subjects and Methods] Strength measures of handgrip, wrist extensor, elbow(More)
INTRODUCTION The heel-rise test (HRT) is a clinical instrument relevant to vascular rehabilitation that has been proposed to assess the function of the triceps surae muscle. To use HRT in the assessment of individuals with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD), its ability to detect differences in the functional performance of patients with PAOD must(More)
PURPOSE To determine the potential predictors of participation of individuals with post-stroke hemiparesis, taking into account modifiable variables of impairments, activity limitations, and environmental factors. METHODS One hundred and nine individuals (58 ± 12 years; 64 men) participated in this study. Outcomes included measures of impairments(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate which measures of physical impairments of both upper extremity (UE) and lower extremity (LE) would predict restrictions in participation with 105 community-dwelling stroke subjects. METHODS For this cross-sectional, exploratory study, participation was assessed by the daily activity and social role domains of the Assessment of Life(More)
This article aimed to determine the recruitment rate of chronic stroke survivors to cross-sectional studies and to determine their retention at the two days of assessments. Participants after six months of a unilateral stroke were screened for eligibility and invited to participate in two cross-sectional studies, by telephone. The number of people who were(More)
Restrictions in participation cause serious problems for individuals with chronic disabling conditions. The use of questionnaires to assess participation allows studying the impact of such chronic conditions on functionality, besides potentially improving intervention strategies. The aim of this study was to translate the Assessment of Life Habits (LIFE-H(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cross-cultural validity of the Brazilian version of the ABILOCO questionnaire for stroke subjects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Cross-cultural adaptation of the original English version of the ABILOCO to the Brazilian-Portuguese language followed standardized procedures. The adapted version was administered(More)
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