Participation in daily life activities and its relationship to strength and functional measures in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

@article{Bendixen2014ParticipationID,
  title={Participation in daily life activities and its relationship to strength and functional measures in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.},
  author={Roxanna M Bendixen and Donovan J. Lott and Claudia R. Senesac and Sunita Mathur and Krista Vandenborne},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 22},
  pages={1918-23}
}
PURPOSE While most studies of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have focused on physical impairment, there is a need to explore how impairment impacts real-life experiences in order to provide intervention strategies focused on participation. Objectives were: (1) to investigate the domains of participation in a sample of boys with DMD; (2) to compare a younger (<10 years) and older (≥10 years) group of boys with DMD with regard to participation; (3) to investigate strength and timed functional… CONTINUE READING