International Focus
Creator:   Ann F Van Sant, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Created:   11/29/2011
Contains:  99 items
Internationally authored articles published by PPT since 2000. Included here are papers reporting on information or test results specific to a single country and those that are authored by an international cadre of authors.

Comparison of Articulated and Rigid Ankle-Foot Orthoses in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

Neto, Hugo Pasini; Grecco, Luanda André Collange; Galli, Manuella; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(4):308-312, Winter 2012.

Reference Values for the Muscle Power Sprint Test in 6- to 12-Year-Old Children

Douma-van Riet, Danielle; Verschuren, Olaf; Jelsma, Dorothee; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(4):327-332, Winter 2012.

Pain, Balance, Activity, and Participation in Children With Hypermobility Syndrome

Schubert-Hjalmarsson, Elke; Öhman, Anna; Kyllerman, Mårten; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(4):339-344, Winter 2012.

A Pilot Study to Profile the Lower Limb Musculoskeletal Health in Children With Obesity

O'Malley, Grace; Hussey, Juliette; Roche, Edna

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(3):292-298, Fall 2012.

Medical and Surgical Procedures Experienced by Young Children With Cerebral Palsy

McLellan, Ashley; Cipparone, Courtney; Giancola, Danielle; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(3):268-277, Fall 2012.

Physiological Demands of Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Children With Moderate to Severe Motor Impairments: An Exploratory Study

Bongers, Bart C.; Takken, Tim

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(3):252-257, Fall 2012.

Comparison of Motor and Cognitive Performance in Infants During the First Year of Life

Campos, Denise; Gonçalves, Vanda Maria G.; Guerreiro, Marilisa M.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(2):193-197, Summer 2012.

Bone Health in Children and Adolescents With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and the Influence of Short-term Physical Exercise

Sandstedt, Eva; Fasth, Anders; Fors, Hans; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(2):155-161, Summer 2012.

Conservative Treatment of Clubfoot Using Modified Copenhagen Method

Utrilla-Rodríguez, Elia María; Martínez-Cañavete, María Jesús Guerrero; Casares, Juan Andrés Conejero

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(1):51-56, Spring 2012.

Are Spatiotemporal Gait Characteristics Reliable Outcome Measures in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder?

Morrison, Stewart C.; Ferrari, Jill; Smillie, Sally

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 24(1):46-50, Spring 2012.

Expiratory Flow Increase Technique and Acid Esophageal Exposure in Infants Born Preterm With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Camy, Lia Franco Serrou; Mezzacappa, Maria Aparecida

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(4):328-333, Winter 2011.

Isometric Muscle Strength in Youth Assessed by Hand-held Dynamometry: A Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity Study: A Feasibility, Reliability, and Validity Study

Hébert, Luc J.; Maltais, Désirée B.; Lepage, Céline; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(3):289-299, Fall 2011.

Perceptions of Vulnerability and Variations in Childrearing Practices of Parents of Infants Born Preterm

Bartlett, Doreen J.; Nijhuis-van der Sanden, Maria W. G.; Fallang, Bjørg; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(3):280-288, Fall 2011.

An Intensive Virtual Reality Program Improves Functional Balance and Mobility of Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

Brien, Marie; Sveistrup, Heidi

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(3):258-266, Fall 2011.

Clinical Decision Making Regarding Intervention Needs of Infants With Torticollis

Fradette, Julie; Gagnon, Isabelle; Kennedy, Eileen; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(3):249-256, Fall 2011.

Outcome Measures of Activity for Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

Debuse, Dorothée; Brace, Hal

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(3):221-231, Fall 2011.

Normal Values of Functional Reach and Lateral Reach Tests in Indian School Children

Deshmukh, Abhijeet A.; Ganesan, Sailaksmi; Tedla, Jaya Shanker

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(1):23-30, Spring 2011.

Supramaximal Verification of Peak Oxygen Uptake in Adolescents With Cystic Fibrosis

Werkman, Maarten S.; Hulzebos, Hendrik J.; van de Weert-van Leeuwen, Pauline B.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(1):15-21, Spring 2011.

The Utrecht Approach to Exercise in Chronic Childhood Conditions: The Decade in Review

van Brussel, Marco; van der Net, Janjaap; Hulzebos, Erik; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 23(1):2-14, Spring 2011.

Reaching and Grasping a Moving Target Is Impaired in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder

Mak, Margaret K.Y.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(4):384-391, Winter 2010.

Effectiveness of Treadmill Training in Children With Motor Impairments: An Overview of Systematic Reviews

Zwicker, Jill G.; Mayson, Tanja A.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(4):361-377, Winter 2010.

The Gross Motor Function Classification System: An Update on Impact and Clinical Utility

Gray, Laura; Ng, Hennie; Bartlett, Doreen

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(3):315-320, Fall 2010.

Growing Older With Cerebral Palsy: Insiders' Perspectives

Horsman, Marylyn; Suto, Melinda; Dudgeon, Brian; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(3):296-303, Fall 2010.

Clinimetric Properties of the Alberta Infant Motor Scale in Infants Born Preterm

Pin, Tamis W.; de Valle, Katy; Eldridge, Bev; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(3):278-286, Fall 2010.

Development of a Challenge Assessment Tool for High-Functioning Children With an Acquired Brain Injury

Ibey, Robyn J.; Chung, Rochelle; Benjamin, Nicole; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(3):268-276, Fall 2010.

Refinement, Reliability, and Validity of the Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control

Butler, Penelope B.; Saavedra, Sandy; Sofranac, Madeline; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(3):246-257, Fall 2010.

The Pathophysiological Basis of Weakness in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Mockford, Margaret; Caulton, Janette M.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):222-233, Summer 2010.

Functional Electrical Stimulation to Lower Limb Muscles After Botox in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Seifart, Anja; Unger, Marianne; Burger, Marlett

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):199-206, Summer 2010.

Development of a Quantitative Tool to Assess the Content of Physical Therapy for Infants

Blauw-Hospers, Cornill H.; Dirks, Tineke; Hulshof, Lily J.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):189-197, Summer 2010.

Description of Exercise Participation of Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy Across a 4-Year Period

Brunton, Laura K.; Bartlett, Doreen J.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):180-187, Summer 2010.

The Clinimetric Properties of Performance-Based Gross Motor Tests Used for Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Systematic Review

Slater, Leanne M.; Hillier, Susan L.; Civetta, Lauren R.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):170-179, Summer 2010.

Applicability and Intrarespondent Reliability of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory in a Random Danish Sample

Stahlhut, Michelle; Christensen, Jette; Aadahl, Mette

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):161-169, Summer 2010.

Intensive Motor Skills Training Program Combining Group and Individual Sessions for Children With Cerebral Palsy

Størvold, Gunfrid Vinje; Jahnsen, Reidun

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(2):150-159, Summer 2010.

Motor Development Toward Ambulation in Preschool Children with Myelomeningocele—A Prospective Study

Bartonek, Åsa

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(1):52-60, Spring 2010.

The Prevalence, Distribution, and Effect of Pain Among Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy

Doralp, Samantha; Bartlett, Doreen J.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(1):26-33, Spring 2010.

The Effects of Age and Gender on the Weight and Use of Schoolbags

Kellis, Eleftherios; Emmanouilidou, Maria

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 22(1):17-25, Spring 2010.

A Core Stability Group Program for Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder: 3 Clinical Case Reports

Kane, Kyra; Bell, Ali

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(4):375-382, Winter 2009.

The Application of Motor Learning Strategies Within Functionally Based Interventions for Children with Neuromotor Conditions

Levac, Danielle; Wishart, Laurie; Missiuna, Cheryl; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(4):345-355, Winter 2009.

Repeatability of Net Mechanical Efficiency During Stair Climbing in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Bar-Haim, Simona; Harries, Netta; Al-Oraibi, Saleh; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(4):320-324, Winter 2009.

Effects of Intensive Locomotor Treadmill Training on Young Children with Cerebral Palsy

Mattern-Baxter, Katrin; Bellamy, Sandra; Mansoor, Jim K.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(4):308-318, Winter 2009.

Clinical Exercise Testing in Children and Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis

Radtke, Thomas; Stevens, Daniel; Benden, Christian; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(3):275-281, Fall 2009.

Listening to Parents’ Concerns: Three Case Examples of Infants with Developmental Motor Delays

Harris, Susan R.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(3):269-274, Fall 2009.

Effects of Ankle-Foot Orthoses for Children with Hemiplegia on Weight-Bearing and Functional Ability

O’Reilly, Tara; Hunt, Adrienne; Thomas, Bronwyn; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(3):225-234, Fall 2009.

Motor Performance in Children with Generalized Hypermobility: The Influence of Muscle Strength and Exercise Capacity

Hanewinkel-van Kleef, Yvonne B.; Helders, Paul J.M.; Takken, Tim; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(2):194-200, Summer 2009.

Effects of Intensive Physiotherapy in Infants Newly Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

Ustad, Tordis; Sorsdahl, Anne B.; Ljunggren, Anne E.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(2):140-148, Summer 2009.

Contribution of Stepping While Standing to Function and Secondary Conditions Among Children with Cerebral Palsy

Eisenberg, Sharon; Zuk, Luba; Carmeli, Eli; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(1):79-85, Spring 2009.

Changes in Endurance and Walking Ability Through Functional Physical Training in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Gorter, Hetty; Holty, Lian; Rameckers, Eugène E.A.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(1):31-37, Spring 2009.

The Effect of Lower Limb Functional Electrical Stimulation on Gait of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Seifart, Anja; Unger, Marianne; Burger, Marlette

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 21(1):23-30, Spring 2009.

Motor Performance of Infants Born Small or Appropriate for Gestational Age: A Comparative Study

Campos, Denise; Santos, Denise C.C.; Gonçalves, Vanda Maria G.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(4):340-346, Winter 2008.

Do Therapists’ Goals and Interventions for Children with Cerebral Palsy Reflect Principles in Contemporary Literature?

Darrah, Johanna; Wiart, Lesley; Magill-Evans, Joyce

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(4):334-339, Winter 2008.

Systematic Review of Progressive Strength Training in Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy Who Are Ambulatory

Mockford, Margaret; Caulton, Janette M.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(4):318-333, Winter 2008.

Effectiveness of Adaptive Seating on Sitting Posture and Postural Control in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Chung, Julie; Evans, Jessie; Lee, Corinna; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(4):303-317, Winter 2008.

Hand-Held Dynamometry in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: Within-Session Reliability

Katz-Leurer, Michal; Rottem, Hemda; Meyer, Shirley

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(3):259-263, Fall 2008.

Functional Balance Tests for Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: Within-Session Reliability

Katz-Leurer, Michal; Rotem, Hemda; Lewitus, Hana; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(3):254-258, Fall 2008.

Assessment Protocol for Serial Casting After Botulinum Toxin A Injections to Treat Equinus Gait

Kelly, Barbara; MacKay-Lyons, Marilyn J.; Berryman, Susan; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(3):233-241, Fall 2008.

Implementing Evidence-Based Physiotherapy Practice for Treating Children with Low Back Pain: Are We There Yet?

Kosseim, Mylene; Rein, Rochelle; McShane, Cheryl

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(2):179-184, Summer 2008.

Stretching with Children with Cerebral Palsy: What Do We Know and Where Are We Going?

Wiart, Lesley; Darrah, Johanna; Kembhavi, Gayatri

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(2):173-178, Summer 2008.

Normal Motor Development of Indian Children on Peabody Developmental Motor Scales-2 (PDMS-2)

Tripathi, Ritesh; Joshua, Abraham M.; Kotian, M Shashidhar; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(2):167-172, Summer 2008.

Reference Values for Range of Motion and Muscle Function of the Neck in Infants

Öhman, Anna Maria; Beckung, Eva R.E.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(1):53-58, Spring 2008.

The Developmental Coordination Disorder Questionnaire and Movement Assessment Battery for Children as a Diagnostic Method in Australian Children

Civetta, Lauren R.; Hillier, Susan L.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(1):39-46, Spring 2008.

The Movement Assessment Battery for Children: Similarities and Differences Between 4- and 5-Year-Old Children from Flanders and the United States

Van Waelvelde, Hilde; Peersman, Wim; Lenoir, Matthieu; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(1):30-38, Spring 2008.

Functional Electrical Stimulation to the Dorsiflexors and Quadriceps in Children with Cerebral Palsy

van der Linden, Mariëtta L.; Hazlewood, M Elizabeth; Hillman, Susan J.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 20(1):23-29, Spring 2008.

Closed Neural Tube Defects: Neurologic, Orthopedic, and Gait Outcomes

Ross, Marilyn; Brewer, Kelly; Wright, F Virginia; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(4):288-295, Winter 2007.

Gross Motor Development of Asian and European Children on Four Motor Assessments: A Literature Review

Mayson, Tanja Anick; Harris, Susan R.; Bachman, Catherine L.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(2):148-153, Summer 2007.

Reliability for Running Tests for Measuring Agility and Anaerobic Muscle Power in Children and Adolescents with Cerebal Palsy

Verschuren, Olaf; Takken, Tim; Ketelaar, Marjolijn; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(2):108-115, Summer 2007.

Effectiveness of Static Weight-Bearing Exercises in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Pin, Tamis Wai-mun

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(1):62-73, Spring 2007.

Is Maternal Education Related to Infant Motor Development?

Ravenscroft, Eleanor F.; Harris, Susan R.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(1):56-61, Spring 2007.

Effects of Handling Procedures on Pain Responses of Very Low Birth Weight Infants

Cameron, Emma Catherine; Raingangar, Veena; Khoori, Nawal

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 19(1):40-47, Spring 2007.

Comparison of Active Motor Items in Infants Born Preterm and Infants Born Full Term

Cameron, Emma C.; Maehle, Valerie

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 18(3):197-203, Fall 2006.

Psychomotor Development, Environmental Stimulation, and Socioeconomic Level of Preschoolers in Temuco, Chile

Sanhueza, Arlette Doussoulin

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 18(2):141-147, Summer 2006.

Physiotherapy Assessment and Treatment for an Ambulant Child with Cerebral Palsy After Botox A to the Lower Limbs: A Case Report

Mulligan, Hilda; Wilmshurst, Erin

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 18(1):39-48, Spring 2006.

The Relationship Between Generalized Joint Hypermobility and Motor Development

Engelbert, R H. H.; Kooijmans, F T. C.; van Riet, A M. H.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(4):258-263, Winter 2005.

Therapists’ Communication Styles and Parents’ Global Trust in the Therapists: A Comparison Between Jewish and Bedouin Parents

Bachner, Yaacov G.; Carmel, Sara; Lubetzky, Hassy; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(3):173-179, Fall 2005.

Psychometric Properties and Standardization Samples of Four Screening Tests for Infants and Young Children: A Review

Lee, Leanna L. S.; Harris, Susan R.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(2):140-147, Summer 2005.

The Effects of an Early Physical Therapy Intervention for Very Preterm, Very Low Birth Weight Infants: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Cameron, Emma C.; Maehle, Valerie; Reid, Jane

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(2):107-119, Summer 2005.

Motor and Postural Response Profiles of Four Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Inder, Joanne M.; Sullivan, S John

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(1):18-29, Spring 2005.

Repeatability of Peak Oxygen Uptake in Children Who Are Healthy

Johnston, Kylie N.; Jenkins, Sue C.; Stick, Stephen M.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 17(1):11-17, Spring 2005.

Changes in Performance over Time on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development II When Administered to Infants at High Risk of Developmental Disabilities

Koseck, Karen; Harris, Susan R.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 16(4):199-205, Winter 2004.

Strength Training Can Have Unexpected Effects on the Self-Concept of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Dodd, Karen J.; Taylor, Nicholas F.; Graham, H. Kerr

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 16(2):99-105, Summer 2004.

Effect of Sensory-Level Electrical Stimulation of the Tibialis Anterior Muscle During Physical Therapy on Active Dorsiflexion of the Ankle of Children with Cerebral Palsy

Mäenpää, Helena; Jaakkola, Riitta; Sandström, Marita; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 16(1):39-44, Spring 2004.

Effect of Nursing Education on Positioning of Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Perkins, Emmi; Ginn, Lesley; Fanning, Jamie Kneale; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 16(1):2-12, Spring 2004.

Maintenance of Ankle Range of Motion in Children Treated for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Wright, Marilyn J.; Hanna, Steven E.; Halton, Jacqueline M.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 15(3):146-152, Fall 2003.

Validity and Reliability of a Pediatric Reach Test

Bartlett, Doreen; Birmingham, Trevor

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 15(2):84-92, Summer 2003.

Early Identification and Risk Management of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder

Missiuna, Cheryl; Rivard, Lisa; Bartlett, Doreen

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 15(1):32-38, Spring 2003.

Relationships of Equipment Use and Play Positions to Motor Development at Eight Months Corrected Age of Infants Born Preterm

Bartlett, Doreen J.; Kneale Fanning, Jamie E.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 15(1):8-15, Spring 2003.

Neurobehavioral and Autonomic Effects of Hammock Positioning in Infants with Very Low Birth Weight

Keller, A.; Arbel, N.; Merlob, P.; More

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 15(1):3-7, Spring 2003.

Heart Rate and Walking Velocity During Independent Walking in Children with Low and Midlumbar Myelomeningocele

Bartonek, Åsa; Eriksson, M.; Saraste, H.

Pediatric Physical Therapy . 14(4):185-190, Winter 2002.