Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2021 Apr 8. Epub 2021 Apr 8.
Rehab Neural Engineering Labs, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA; Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Bioengineering; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Electronic address:
Objective: To determine if functional measures of ambulation can be accurately classified using clinical measures, demographics, personal, psychosocial, and environmental factors (PPEF), and limb accelerations (LA) obtained during sleep, among individuals with chronic, motor incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI) in an effort to guide future, longitudinal predictions models.
Design: Cross-sectional, 1-5 days of data collection SETTING: Community-based data collection PARTICIPANTS: Adults with chronic (>1 year), motor incomplete SCI (n=27) INTERVENTIONS: Not applicable MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Ambulatory ability based on the 10-Meter (10mWT) or 6-Minute Walk Tests (6MWT) categorized as non-ambulatory, household ambulator (0.01-0. Read More