Improving walking assessment in subjects with an incomplete spinal cord injury: responsiveness

  title={Improving walking assessment in subjects with an incomplete spinal cord injury: responsiveness},
  author={Hubertus Van Hedel and Markus Wirz and Armin Curt},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
Study design:Prospective longitudinal study.Objectives:To investigate the responsiveness of the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury II (WISCI II), 6-Min Walk (6MWT) and 10-Meter Walk Tests (10MWT) for the assessment of walking capacity in incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) and to validate these tests with the lower extremity motor score (LEMS).Setting:European Multicenter Study of Human Spinal Cord Injury.Methods:The walking tests of 22 iSCI subjects who achieved functional ambulation and… CONTINUE READING

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