Gait classification in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.

@article{Dobson2007GaitCI,
  title={Gait classification in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.},
  author={Fiona Dobson and Meg E. Morris and Richard Baker and H Kerr Graham},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={140-52}
}
This systematic review of the literature evaluates the validity of existing classifications of gait deviations in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Numerous efforts have been made to develop classification systems for gait in CP to assist in diagnosis, clinical decision-making and communication. The internal and external validity of gait classifications in 18 studies were examined, including their sampling methods, content validity, construct validity, reliability and clinical utility. Half of… CONTINUE READING

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