The Pathomechanics of Gait in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

@article{Sutherland1981ThePO,
  title={The Pathomechanics of Gait in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy},
  author={D H Sutherland and Richard A. Olshen and Leslie W. Cooper and Marilynn P. Wyatt and Judy Leach and Scott J. Mubarak and Paul Schultz},
  journal={Developmental Medicine \& Child Neurology},
  year={1981},
  volume={23}
}
Forty‐six separate gait studies were analysed for 21 ambulatory patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Three groups were defined on the basis of significant gait variables: early, transitional and late. Disease progression can be predicted with 91 per cent accuracy by three gait variables: cadence, dorsiflexion in swing, and anterior pelvic tilt. 
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