Joint stiffness and gait pattern evaluation in children with Down syndrome

Manuela Galli, Chiara Rigoldi, Reinald Brunner, Naznin Virji-Babul and Albertini Giorgio.

This study offers an evaluation of typical gait pattern of subjects with Down syndrome and the quantification of their joint stiffness, linked with ligament laxity and hypotonia.

Gait and Posture, 28 (3), 10/2008, 502-506, published online ahead of print.

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