Department Neurologyand Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
Section Brain function and plasticity Function
Tel: +31 30-2561480 Research group
O Verschuren, M Verhoef, I Van Wijk, JMA Visser-Meily, MW Post, G Kwakkel, I van der Port, V Schepers Title research line
• Cerebral Palsy,
• Neuromuscular diseases
Themes of research:
• fitness and movementskills
• self efficacy Summary research
Marjolijn Ketelaar is the research leader of the research group that focuses pediatric rehabilitation, specifically on development of functional activities of children with cerebral palsy, and on the role of the family (for description of projects see: www.dehoogstraat.nl/onderzoeken/onderzoek/kinderrevalidatie). She is the program coordinator of a national research program on pediatric rehabilitation PERRIN. Publications
Ketelaar M, Russell DJ, Gorter JW. The challenge of moving evidence-based measures into clinical practice: Lessons in knowledge translation. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 2008; 8:191-206.
Ketelaar M, Volman MJM, Gorter JW, Vermeer A. Stress in parents of children with cerebral palsy: What sources of stress are we talking about? Child: Care, Health and Development 2008; 34: 825-829.
Gorter JW, Ketelaar M, Rosenbaum P, Helders PJ, Palisano R. Use of the GMFCS in infants with CP: the need for reclassification at age 2 years or older. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2009; 51: 46-52.
Rentinck I, Ketelaar M, Jongmans M, Lindeman E, Gorter JW. Parental reactions following the diagnosis of cerebral palsy in their young child. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2008 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]
Verschuren 0, Ketelaar M, Gorter JW, Helders PJM, Uiterwaal CSPM, Takken T. Exercise training program in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007;161(11):1075-1081