Upper limb function in adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

@article{Bartels2011UpperLF,
  title={Upper limb function in adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.},
  author={Bart Bartels and Robert F Pangalila and Michael P Bergen and Nicolle A M Cobben and Henk J. Stam and Marij E. Roebroeck},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 9},
  pages={770-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine upper limb function and associated factors in adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS A sample of 70 men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (age range 20-43 years). METHODS General motor function and, in particular, upper limb distal motor function, were assessed with the Motor Function Measure. Muscle strength and range of motion of the upper limb were evaluated using hand-held dynamo-metry, manual muscle-testing and goniometry… CONTINUE READING

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