Reliability and validity of short-term performance tests for wheelchair-using children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.

@article{Verschuren2013ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of short-term performance tests for wheelchair-using children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.},
  author={O. W. Verschuren and Maremka Zwinkels and Joyce Obeid and Nicky Kerkhof and Marjolijn Ketelaar and Tim Takken},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={55 12},
  pages={1129-35}
}
AIM To investigate the test-retest reproducibility of the Muscle Power Sprint Test (MPST), the 10 × 5-m sprint test, and the arm-cranking Wingate Anaerobic Test (WAnT) in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP). A secondary objective was to assess the construct validity of the MPST. METHOD Twenty-three participants with spastic CP (mean age 13 y 3 mo, range 7-18 y, SD 3.6 y; 18 males, five females, two classified as having spastic unilateral CP, 21 as having spastic bilateral CP… CONTINUE READING
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