Table 2

Overview of tests performed at different measurement moments
T0 T1k* T2kopt
Primary study parameters
Activities and participation ECWT x x x
Secondary study parameters
Body functions and structures 3D-gait analysis x x x
Activities and participation SAM*** x x x
CAPE*** x x
Effect modifiers
Body functions and structures Physical fitness test x
Environmental and personal factors Physical examination** x
Gait pattern x
Intake questionnaire x
FMS x x x
FAQ x x x
Other outcomes
GAS x x
FRO properties x x x
Motivation diary x x x
@ monitor x x
Satisfaction x x x

*T1k will be repeated for each FRO-configuration: rigid, stiff and flexible.

** The physical examination includes passive Range of Motion, selective motor control and gross motor function tests.

***SAM and CAPE data will be assessed in the week prior to the ticked measurement moment.

BSS=’Bronnen van Steun en Spanning’; CAPE=Children’s Assessment of Participation and Enjoyment; ECWT=Energy Cost of Walking Test; FAQ=Functional Assessment Questionnaire; FMS=Functional Mobility Scale; FRO=Floor Reaction Orthosis; GAS=Goal Attainment Scaling; GMFCS=Gross Motor Function Classification System; SAM=StepWatch3TM Activity Monitor.

Kerkum et al.

Kerkum et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-17

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