Regression of Hamstring Flexibility and Performance in Children With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
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Investigator investigated that regression of hamstring flexibility and performance in children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Condition or disease
Duchenne Muscular DystrophyPerformanceFlexibility
Flexibility of hamstrings was evaluated by Popliteal Angle test. Performance was evaluated 6 Minute Walk Test (6 MWT). Regression of hamstring flexibility and performance was examined regression tests. Correlation was examined between popliteal angle test and parameter of North Star Ambulation Assessment.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
5 Years to 14 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Sixty children will participated this study. Fourty-two children was assessed, and eighteen children will assess in a few months.
To be a Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy diagnosis,
Being in the ambulatory period and climbing four steps independently,
to be Level 1 and Level 2 according to Brooke Lower Functional Classification Test
To be able to cooperate
No any severe contracture in the lower limbs which may prevent assessments,