Gait energy expenditure in children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: case study

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Souza, Mariana Angélica de; Ferreira, Marília Ester; Baptista, Cyntia Rogean de Jesus Alves de; Sverzut, Ana Claudia Mattiello;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Subject: Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne | Energy Metabolism | Gait | Child | Distrofia muscular de Duchenne | Metabolismo Energético | Marcha | Niño | Distrofia Muscular de Duchenne | Criança

This case study aimed to verify the model of Rose et al.1 as a feasible to assess energy expenditure in gait of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Three DMD patients aged 6, 7 and 8 years old participated of this study. It was obtained weight, height, leg ... View more
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