20122020

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Research Output

2020

Physics-Based Simulations to Predict the Differential Effects of Motor Control and Musculoskeletal Deficits on Gait Dysfunction in Cerebral Palsy: A Retrospective Case Study

Falisse, A., Pitto, L., Kainz, H., Hoang, H., Wesseling, M., Van Rossom, S., Papageorgiou, E., Bar-On, L., Hallemans, A., Desloovere, K., Molenaers, G., Van Campenhout, A., De Groote, F. & Jonkers, I., 18 Feb 2020, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 14, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Semi-automatic methods for tracking the medial gastrocnemius muscle-tendon junction using ultrasound: A validation study

Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Monari, D., Schless, S-H., Kalkman, B., Aertbeliën, E., Desloovere, K. & Bruyninckx, H., 1 Jan 2020, In : Experimental Physiology. 105, 1, 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2019

Combining muscle morphology and neuromotor symptoms to explain abnormal gait at the ankle joint level in cerebral palsy.

Schless, S. H., Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Hanssen, B., Goudriaan, M., Papageorgiou, E., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 1 Feb 2019, In : Gait and Posture. 68, p. 531-537 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Letter to the editor regarding: Effects of cerebral palsy on Achilles tendon moment arm length – Do children with CP have larger or smaller moment arms than typically developing children? Commentary on: Alexander et al.

Kalkman, B. M., Maganaris, C. N., Bar-On, L. & O'Brien, T. D., 19 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 92, p. 175-177 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Rectus femoris transfer improves stiff knee gait in hemiplegic adults following stroke or traumatic brain injury

Vermeiren, A., Bar-On, L. & van Campenhout, A., 1 Mar 2019, In : Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 85, 1, p. 12-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Resistance training combined with stretching increases tendon stiffness and is more effective than stretching alone in children with cerebral palsy: A randomized controlled trial

Kalkman, B. M., Holmes, G., Bar-On, L., Maganaris, C. N., Barton, G. J., Bass, A., Wright, D. M., Walton, R. & O'Brien, T. D., 1 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Pediatrics. 7, JULY, 333.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
2018

An innovative solution to reduce muscle deformation during ultrasonography data collection

Cenni, F., Schless, S. H., Monari, D., Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Bruyninckx, H., Hanssen, B. & Desloovere, K., 22 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 77, p. 194-200 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

A spasticity model based on feedback from muscle force explains muscle activity during passive stretches and gait in children with cerebral palsy

Falisse, A., Bar-On, L., Desloovere, K., Jonkers, I. & De Groote, F., 1 Dec 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 12, e0208811.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Can in Vivo Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle–Tendon Unit Lengths be Reliably Estimated by Two Ultrasonography Methods? A Within-Session Analysis

Cenni, F., Schless, S. H., Bar-On, L., Molenaers, G., Van Campenhout, A., Aertbeliën, E., Bruyninckx, H., Hanssen, B. & Desloovere, K., 1 Jan 2018, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 44, 1, p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Estimating medial gastrocnemius muscle volume in children with spastic cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional investigation

Schless, S. H., Hanssen, B., Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 1 Jan 2018, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 60, 1, p. 81-87 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Knee contracture in children with cerebral palsy: association with muscle lengths

Van Campenhout, A. & Bar-On, L., 1 Apr 2018, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 60, 4, p. 335-336 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Medial gastrocnemius muscle stiffness cannot explain the increased ankle joint range of motion following passive stretching in children with cerebral palsy

Kalkman, B. M., Bar-On, L., Cenni, F., Maganaris, C. N., Bass, A., Holmes, G., Desloovere, K., Barton, G. J. & O'Brien, T. D., 1 Mar 2018, In : Experimental Physiology. 103, 3, p. 350-357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Medial Gastrocnemius Muscle–Tendon Junction and Fascicle Lengthening across the Range of Motion Analyzed in 2-D and 3-D Ultrasound Images

Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Schless, S. H., Kalkman, B., Aertbelien, E., Bruyninckx, H. & Desloovere, K., 1 Dec 2018, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 44, 12, p. 2505-2518 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Medial gastrocnemius volume and echo-intensity after botulinum neurotoxin A interventions in children with spastic cerebral palsy

Schless, S. H., Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Hanssen, B., Kalkman, B., O'brien, T., Aertbeliën, E., Van Campenhout, A., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 15 Oct 2018, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 10.1111/dmcn.14056.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Muscle and tendon lengthening behaviour of the medial gastrocnemius during ankle joint rotation in children with cerebral palsy

Kalkman, B. M., Bar-On, L., Cenni, F., Maganaris, C. N., Bass, A., Holmes, G., Desloovere, K., Barton, G. J. & O'Brien, T. D., 1 Oct 2018, In : Experimental Physiology. 103, 10, p. 1367-1376 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

O 019 - Do Botulinum Toxin-A and lower leg casting alter calf muscle and tendon lengths in children with spastic cerebral palsy?

Peeters, N., Hanssen, B., Cenni, F., Schless, S. H., De Beukelaer, N., Degelaen, M., den Broeck, C. V., Van Campenhout, A., Desloovere, K. & Bar-On, L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 36-38 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

O 038 – The association of selective motor control, muscle size and composition with the overall gait deviations of children with cerebral palsy

Hanssen, B., Schless, S. H., Peeters, N., De Beukelaer, N., Bar-On, L., Cenni, F., Molenaers, G., Calders, P., Dan, B. & Desloovere, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 78-79 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

O 048 – Defining the need for treatment using instrumented spasticity assessment and 3D gait analysis: A clinical case study

Huenaerts, C., Desloovere, K., Van Campenhout, A., Peeters, N., Hanssen, B., Papageorgiou, E., Ortibus, E. & Bar-On, L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 98-100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

O 050 - Gait and muscle characteristics in a girl with hereditary spastic paraplegia: A clinical case study

Adams, H., De Beukelaer, N., Huenaerts, C., Hanssen, B., Bar-on, L., Schless, S. H., Van Campenhout, A., Ortibus, E., Peeters, N. & Desloovere, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 103-104 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

O 054 - Does echo-intensity associate with muscle and fascicle extensibility over the ankle range of motion in children with spastic cerebral palsy?

Schless, S. H., Cenni, F., Bar-On, L., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 112-113 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

O 056 - How comparable are the alterations in muscle morphology in age-matched children with hereditary spastic paraplegia and spastic cerebral palsy?

De Beukelaer, N., Schless, S. H., Hanssen, B., Cenni, F., Peeters, N., Bar-On, L., Ortibus, E., Desloovere, K. & Van Campenhout, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 116-117 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

P 063 – Quantifying the separate effects of Botulinum Toxin-A and lower leg casting on ankle joint hyper-resistance in children with cerebral palsy

Bar-On, L., Hanssen, B., Peeters, N., Schless, S. H., Van Campenhout, A. & Desloovere, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 65, p. 336-337 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractAcademic

Reliability of a clinical 3D freehand ultrasound technique: Analyses on healthy and pathological muscles

Cenni, F., Schless, S. H., Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Bruyninckx, H., Hanssen, B. & Desloovere, K., 1 Mar 2018, In : Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 156, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Spasticity Assessment in Cerebral Palsy

Bar-On, L., Desloovere, K. & Harlaar, J., 30 May 2018, Cerebral Palsy. Miller, F., Bachrach, S., Lennon, L. & O'Neil, M. (eds.). Switzerland: Springer, p. 1-16

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

2017

Achilles tendon moment arm length is smaller in children with cerebral palsy than in typically developing children

Kalkman, B. M., Bar-On, L., Cenni, F., Maganaris, C. N., Bass, A., Holmes, G., Desloovere, K., Barton, G. J. & O'Brien, T. D., 3 May 2017, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 56, p. 48-54 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

European consensus on the concepts and measurement of the pathophysiological neuromuscular responses to passive muscle stretch

van den Noort, J. C., Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Bonikowski, M., Braendvik, S. M., Broström, E. W., Buizer, A. I., Burridge, J. H., van Campenhout, A., Dan, B., Fleuren, J. F., Grunt, S., Heinen, F., Horemans, H. L., Jansen, C., Kranzl, A., Krautwurst, B. K., van der Krogt, M., Lerma Lara, S., Lidbeck, C. M. & 18 others, Lin, J. P., Martinez, I., Meskers, C., Metaxiotis, D., Molenaers, G., Patikas, D. A., Rémy-Néris, O., Roeleveld, K., Shortland, A. P., Sikkens, J., Sloot, L., Vermeulen, R. J., Wimmer, C., Schröder, A. S., Schless, S., Becher, J. G., Desloovere, K. & Harlaar, J., 1 Jul 2017, In : European Journal of Neurology. 24, 7, p. 981-e38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

In vivo muscle behaviour in cerebral palsy with an equinus gait: are we on track?

Schless, S. H., Desloovere, K. & Bar-On, L., 1 Aug 2017, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 59, 8, p. 781-782 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Motorized versus manual instrumented spasticity assessment in children with cerebral palsy

Sloot, L. H., Bar-On, L., van der Krogt, M. M., Aertbeliën, E., Buizer, A. I., Desloovere, K. & Harlaar, J., 1 Feb 2017, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 59, 2, p. 145-151 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2016

Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy Experience Difficulties Adjusting Their Gait Pattern to Weight Added to the Waist, While Typically Developing Children Do Not

Meyns, P., Van Gestel, L., Bar-On, L., Goudriaan, M., Wambacq, H., Aertbelien, E., Bruyninckx, H., Molenaers, G., De Cock, P., Ortibus, E. & Deslooverez, K., 23 Dec 2016, In : Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Neuro-musculoskeletal simulation of instrumented contracture and spasticity assessment in children with cerebral palsy

van der Krogt, M. M., Bar-On, L., Kindt, T., Desloovere, K. & Harlaar, J., 16 Jul 2016, In : Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 13, 13:64.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Repeatability of muscle synergies within and between days for typically developing children and children with cerebral palsy

Shuman, B., Goudriaan, M., Bar-On, L., Schwartz, M. H., Desloovere, K. & Steele, K. M., 1 Mar 2016, In : Gait and Posture. 45, p. 127-132 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Shear wave elastography for the assessment of muscle stiffness in children with CP: insights and challenges

Bar-On, L. & Slane, L. C., 1 Dec 2016, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 58, 12, p. 1209-1210 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

2015

Motor endplate-targeted botulinum toxin injections of the gracilis muscle in children with cerebral palsy

Van Campenhout, A., Bar-On, L., Desloovere, K., Huenaerts, C. & Molenaers, G., 1 Jan 2015, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 57, 5, p. 476-483 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Role of motor end plate-targeted Botulinum toxin type A injections in children with cerebral palsy

Van Campenhout, A., Bar-On, L., Desloovere, K. & Molenaers, G., 1 Jan 2015, In : Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 81, 2, p. 167-171 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Spasticity and its contribution to hypertonia in cerebral palsy

Bar-On, L., Molenaers, G., Aertbeliën, E., Van Campenhout, A., Feys, H., Nuttin, B. & Desloovere, K., 11 Jan 2015, In : BioMed Research International. 2015, 317047.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

The intra- and inter-rater reliability of an instrumented spasticity assessment in children with cerebral palsy

Schless, S. H., Desloovere, K., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G., Huenaerts, C. & Bar-On, L., 2 Jul 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 7, e131011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2014

Can we unmask features of spasticity during gait in children with cerebral palsy by increasing their walking velocity?

Van Campenhout, A., Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Huenaerts, C., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 1 Jan 2014, In : Gait and Posture. 39, 3, p. 953-957 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Instrumented assessment of the effect of Botulinum Toxin-A in the medial hamstrings in children with cerebral palsy

Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G., Van Campenhout, A., Vandendoorent, B., Nieuwenhuys, A., Jaspers, E., Hunaerts, C. & Desloovere, K., 1 Jan 2014, In : Gait and Posture. 39, 1, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Is an instrumented spasticity assessment an improvement over clinical spasticity scales in assessing and predicting the response to integrated botulinum toxin type A treatment in children with cerebral palsy?

Bar-On, L., Van Campenhout, A., Desloovere, K., Aertbeliën, E., Huenaerts, C., Vandendoorent, B., Nieuwenhuys, A. & Molenaers, G., 1 Mar 2014, In : Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 95, 3, p. 515-523 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Manually controlled instrumented spasticity assessments: A systematic review of psychometric properties

Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G., Dan, B. & Desloovere, K., 1 Oct 2014, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 56, 10, p. 932-950 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

Muscle activation patterns when passively stretching spastic lower limb muscles of children with cerebral palsy

Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 20 Mar 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 3, e91759.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

The relation between spasticity and muscle behavior during the swing phase of gait in children with cerebral palsy

Bar-On, L., Molenaers, G., Aertbeliën, E., Monari, D., Feys, H. & Desloovere, K., 1 Dec 2014, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 35, 12, p. 3354-3364 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2013

A clinical measurement to quantify spasticity in children with cerebral palsy by integration of multidimensional signals

Bar-On, L., Aertbeliën, E., Wambacq, H., Severijns, D., Lambrecht, K., Dan, B., Huenaerts, C., Bruyninckx, H., Janssens, L., Van Gestel, L., Jaspers, E., Molenaers, G. & Desloovere, K., 1 May 2013, In : Gait and Posture. 38, 1, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Challenges of instrumented spasticity assessment

Desloovere, K. & Bar-On, L., 1 Jul 2013, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 55, 7, p. 586-587 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

2012

To what extent is mean EMG frequency during gait a reflection of functional muscle strength in children with cerebral palsy?

Van Gestel, L., Wambacq, H., Aertbeliën, E., Meyns, P., Bruyninckx, H., Bar-On, L., Molenaers, G., De Cock, P. & Desloovere, K., 1 May 2012, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 33, 3, p. 916-923 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review