Yasser Salem

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Standardized outcome measures (OMs) are a vital part of evidence-based practice. Despite the recognition of the importance of OMs, recent evidence suggests that the use of OMs in clinical practice is limited. Selecting the most appropriate OM enhances clinical practice by (1) identifying and quantifying body function and structure limitations; (2)(More)
Product recommendation systems are now a key part of many e-commerce services and have proven to be a successful way to help users navigate complex product spaces. In this paper, we focus on critiquing-based recommenders, which permit users to tweak the features of recommended products in order to refine their needs and preferences. In this paper, we(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Aerobic and strengthening exercises have been shown to benefit people with Parkinson's disease (PD) on the basis of highly structured, short-term, clinical protocols. This study extended previous research by investigating feasibility of an ongoing, community-based, group exercise program for people with PD on the basis of short-term(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE : Overground gait training-observation and cueing of patient's walking pattern along with related exercises-forms a major part of rehabilitation services for individuals with chronic stroke in almost every setting. This report of a Cochrane systematic review assessed the effects of overground gait training on walking ability for(More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Improvement in mobility function has been the primary goal in the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy. Few studies have examined the effectiveness of task-oriented strength training for children with cerebral palsy. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of task-oriented strength training on mobility function in(More)
design and implement the parse and generate functions between the syntax‐semantic interfaces. Our research has yielded significant results and in comparison with translations of (source) modern standard Arabic sentences in the native orthography from other software systems, we deliver more accurate and grammatical output in (target) English. This is, we(More)
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neuromuscular disorder characterized by degeneration of alpha motor neurons. This case report describes an aquatic therapy program and the outcomes for a 3-year-old girl with type III SMA. Motor skills were examined using the 88-item Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM), the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (PDMS-2), and(More)