ASK© Publications


Primary Development Paper

Young NL, Williams JI, Yoshida KK, Wright JG: Measurement properties of the activities scale for kids.Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2000, 53:125-137.

Other Development Papers

Plint AC, Gaboury I, Owen J, Young NL: Activities scale for kids: an analysis of normals.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2003, 23:788-790.

Young NL, Williams JI, Yoshida KK, Bombardier C, Wright JG: The context of measuring disability: does it matter whether capability or performance is measured?Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 1996, 49:1097-1101.

Young NL, Yoshida KK, Williams JI, Bombardier C, Wright JG: The role of children in reporting their physical disability.Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 1995, 76:913-918.

Studies that have included the ASK

von Keyserlingk C, Boutis K, Willan AR, Hopkins RB, Goeree R: Cost-effectiveness analysis of cast versus splint in children with acceptably angulated wrist fractures.International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care 2011, 27:101-107.

Barkat-Masih M, Saha C, Golomb MR: ASKing the kids: how children view their abilities after perinatal stroke.Journal of Child Neurology 2011, 26:44-48.

Bagley AM, Gorton GE, Bjornson K, Bevans K, Stout JL, Narayanan U, Tucker CA: Factor- and item-level analyses of the 38-item activities scale for kids-performance.Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2011, 53:161-166.  [Note:  the 38-item was an exploratory version that is no longer supported.]

Wright M, Bartlett DJ: Distribution of contractures and spinal malalignments in adolescents with cerebral palsy: observations and influences of function, gender and age.Developmental neurorehabilitation 2010, 13:46-52.

Postans N, Wright P, Bromwich W, Wilkinson I, Farmer SE, Swain I: The combined effect of Dynamic splinting and Neuromuscular electrical stimulation in reducing wrist and elbow contractures in six children with Cerebral palsy.Prosthetics & Orthotics International 2010, 34:10-19.

Moreau NG, Simpson KN, Teefey SA, Damiano DL: Muscle architecture predicts maximum strength and is related to activity levels in cerebral palsy.Physical Therapy 2010, 90:1619-1630.

Groen WG, van der Net J, Helders PJM, Fischer K: Development and preliminary testing of a Paediatric Version of the Haemophilia Activities List (pedhal).Haemophilia 2010, 16:281-289.

Boutis K, Willan A, Babyn P, Goeree R, Howard A: Cast versus splint in children with minimally angulated fractures of the distal radius: a randomized controlled trial.CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal 2010, 182:1507-1512.

Dillon ER, Bjornson KF, Jaffe KM, Hall JG, Song K: Ambulatory activity in youth with arthrogryposis: a cohort study.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2009, 29:214-217.

Wright JG, Yandow S, Donaldson S, Marley L, Simple Bone Cyst Trial G: A randomized clinical trial comparing intralesional bone marrow and steroid injections for simple bone cysts.Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – American Volume 2008, 90:722-730.

Wright JG, Smith PL, Owen JL, Fehlings D: Assessing functional outcomes of children with muscular dystrophy and scoliosis: the Muscular Dystrophy Spine Questionnaire.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2008, 28:840-845.

Bjornson KF, Belza B, Kartin D, Logsdon R, McLaughlin J, Thompson EA: The relationship of physical activity to health status and quality of life in cerebral palsy.Pediatric Physical Therapy 2008, 20:247-253.

Takken T, van Bergen MWM, Sakkers RJB, Helders PJM, Engelbert RHH: Cardiopulmonary exercise capacity, muscle strength, and physical activity in children and adolescents with achondroplasia.Journal of Pediatrics 2007, 150:26-30.

Stephens S, Singh-Grewal D, Bar-Or O, Beyene J, Cameron B, Leblanc CMA, Schneider R, Schneiderman-Walker J, Selvadurai H, Silverman E, et al: Reliability of exercise testing and functional activity questionnaires in children with juvenile arthritis.Arthritis & Rheumatism 2007, 57:1446-1452.

Stephens S, Singh-Grewal D, Bar-Or O, Beyene J, Cameron B, Leblanc CMA, Schneider R, Schneiderman-Walker J, Selvadurai H, Silverman E, et al: Reliability of exercise testing and functional activity questionnaires in children with juvenile arthritis.Arthritis Care & Research 2007, 57:1446-1452.

Palisano RJ, Copeland WP, Galuppi BE: Performance of physical activities by adolescents with cerebral palsy.Physical Therapy 2007, 87:77-87.

Boutis K, Willan AR, Babyn P, Narayanan UG, Alman B, Schuh S: A randomized, controlled trial of a removable brace versus casting in children with low-risk ankle fractures.Pediatrics 2007, 119:e1256-1263.

Morris C, Kurinczuk JJ, Fitzpatrick R, Rosenbaum PL: Do the abilities of children with cerebral palsy explain their activities and participation?.[Erratum appears in Dev Med Child Neurol. 2007 Feb;49(2):122].Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2006, 48:954-961.

Epps HR, Molenaar E, O’Connor DP: Immediate single-leg spica cast for pediatric femoral diaphysis fractures.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2006, 26:491-496.

Wai EK, Young NL, Feldman BM, Badley EM, Wright JG: The relationship between function, self-perception, and spinal deformity: Implications for treatment of scoliosis in children with spina bifida.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2005, 25:64-69.

Smith PL, Owen JL, Fehlings D, Wright JG: Measuring physical function in children with spina bifida and dislocated hips: the Spina Bifida Hips Questionnaire.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2005, 25:273-279.

Rabinovich A, Adili A, Mah J: Outcomes of intramedullary nail fixation through the olecranon apophysis in skeletally immature forearm fractures.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2005, 25:565-569.

Pakulis PJ, Young NL, Davis AM: Evaluating physical function in an adolescent bone tumor population.Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2005, 45:635-643.

King G, Law M, King S, Rosenbaum P, Kertoy M, Young NL: A Conceptual Model of the Factors Affecting the Recreation and Leisure Participation of Children with Disabilities.Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 2003, 23:63-89.

Brunner HI, Maker D, Grundland B, Young NL, Blanchette V, Stain AM, Feldman BM: Preference-based measurement of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in children with chronic musculoskeletal disorders (MSKDs).Medical Decision Making 2003, 23:314-322.

Pencharz J, Young NL, Owen JL, Wright JG: A Comparison of Three Different Outcomes Instruments in Children.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2001, 21:425-431.

Graveline C, Young N, Hwang P: Disability Evaluation in Children With Hemidecorticectomy: Use of the Activity Scales for Kids and the Pediatric Evaluation Disability Inventory.Journal of Child Neurology 2000, 15:7-14.

Wai EK, Owen J, Fehlings D, Wright JG: Assessing physical disability in children with spina bifida and scoliosis.Journal of pediatric orthopedics 2000, 20:765-770.

Review Papers that have included the ASK

Capio CM, Sit CHP, Abernethy B, Rotor ER: Physical activity measurement instruments for children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review.Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2010, 52:908-916.

Harvey A, Robin J, Morris ME, Graham HK, Baker R: A systematic review of measures of activity limitation for children with cerebral palsy.Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2008, 50:190-198.

Morris C, Kurinczuk JJ, Fitzpatrick R: Child or family assessed measures of activity performance and participation for children with cerebral palsy: a structured review.Child: Care, Health & Development 2005, 31:397-407.