Vetenskapliga publikationer


Yuan, J., Cui, M., Liang, Q., Zhu, D., Liu, J., Hu, J., Ma,S., Li, D., Wang, J., Wang, X., Ma, D., Himmelmann, K., Wang,X., Xu, Y., Zhu, C. Cerebral Palsy Heterogeneity: Clinical Characteristics and Diagnostic
Significance from a Large Sample Analysis. Neuroepidemiology, April 8, 2024. DOI: 10.1159/000539002

Fehlings, D., Agnew, B., Gimeno, H., Harvey, A., Himmelmann, K., Lin, J-P, W. Mink, J., Monbaliu, E., Rice, J., Bohn, E., Falck-Ytter, Y. Pharmacological and neurosurgical management of cerebral palsy and dystonia: Clinical practice guideline update. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 1 March 2024. DOI: 10.1111/d mcn.15921

Himmelmann, K. Risk factors for cerebral palsy: Caution with data, and data interpretation. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2024 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15872. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38287484.

Muehlan, H., Alvarelhao, J., Arnaud, C., Cytera, C., Fauconnier, J., Himmelmann, K., Marcelli, M., Markwart, H., Rapp, M., Schmidt, S., Thyen, U. Satisfaction with health care services in young people with cerebral palsy in the transition period: results from a European multicenter study. Front. Med. 11:1306504. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2024.1306504


Guyard, A., Fauconnier, J., Muehlan, H., Cytera C, Markwart, H., Himmelmann, K., Schmidt, S., Duffaut, C., Arnaud, C., Thyen, U. Differences in participation between young adults with cerebral palsy and their peers: A cross-sectional multicentre European study. Disabil Health J. 2023 Nov 29:101554.

Hägglund, G., Alriksson-Schmidt, A., Himmelmann, K., Rodby Bousquet, E., Åstrand, P. CPUP – från reaktiv till preventiv behandling av cerebral pares [Significant medical improvements with CPUP - a combined follow-up program and national quality registry for cerebral palsy]. Lakartidningen. 2023 Nov 15;120:23136. Swedish. PMID: 37965934.

Persson, K., Boeg Thomsen, D., Fyrberg, Å., Castor, C., Aasved Hjort M., Andreozzi B., Grillner, P.. Kjær Grønbæk, J., Jakus, J., Juhler, M., Mallucci, C., Mathiasen, R., Molinari, E., Pizer, B., Sehested, A., Troks-Berzinskiene, A., van Baarsen,K., Tiberg, I., & The CMS study group. Preoperative word‑finding difficulties in children with posterior fossa tumours: a European cross‑sectional study. Child's Nervous System

Horber, V., Andersen, GL., Arnaud, C., De La Cruz, J., Dakovic, I., Greitane, A., Hensey, O., Himmelmann, K., Hollody, K., Horridge, K., Künzle, CT., Marcelli, M., Ortibus, E., Papavasiliou, A., Perra, O., Platt, MJ., Rackauskaite, G., Sigurdardottir, S., Gergeli, AT., Virella, D., Krägeloh-Mann, I., Sellier, E. Prevalence, Clinical Features, Neuroimaging, and Genetic Findings in Children With Ataxic Cerebral Palsy in Europe. Neurology. 2023 Oct 19:10.1212/WNL.0000000000207851. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207851. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37857495

Wibeck, A-L., Himmelmann, K., Jonsson, U., Nystrom Eek, M. Range of Motion Limitations in Middle-aged Adults With Cerebral Palsy. Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl. 2023;000:100303

Vidart d'Egurbide Bagazgoïtia, N., Perret, C., Himmelmann, K., Thyen, U., Ehlinger, V., Duffaut, C., Arnaud, C., Sentenac, M. Employment and higher education in young adults with cerebral palsy: a cross-sectional analysis of the SPARCLE study. BMJ Public Health 2023;1:e000141. doi:10.1136/bmjph-2023-000141

Goldsmith, S., Smithers-Sheedy, H., Almasri, N., Andersen GL., Diviney, L., Gincota, EB., Himmelmann, K., Jahan, I., Waight, E., McIntyre, S. Cerebral palsy registers around the world: A survey. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2023 Nov 9. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15798. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37946559.

Eriksson, B-M., Peny-Dahlstrand, M., Archenholtz, B., Weichbrodt, J., Lidman, G. Intervention with hand orthosis: experience from boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and their parents. Disability and Rehabilitation, Aug 29, 2023. Disability and Rehabilitation, DOI: 10.1080/09638288.2023.2251393 

Öhrvall, A-M., Hofgren, C., Lindquist, B., Bergqvist, L., Himmelmann, K., Opheim, A., Sjöwall, D., Brock, K., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Intervention  with  the  CO-OP  Approach  leads  to  a  transfer  effect  over  time  to  untrained  goals  for  children  with  cerebral  palsy  or  spina  bifida. Disability and Rehabilitation, DOI:10.1080/09638288.2023.2225875

Arnaud, C., Ehlinger, V., Perraud, A., Kinsner-Ovaskainen, A., Klapouszczak, D., Himmelmann, K..., Delobel- Ayoub, M. Public health indicators for cerebral palsy: A European collaborative study of the Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe network. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2022;00:1–9

Dos Santos Rufino, A., Påhlman, M., Olsson, I., Himmelmann, K. Characteristics and Challenges of Epilepsy in Children with Cerebral Palsy—A Population-Based Study. J. Clin. Med. 2023, 12, 346.

Kim, Y-M., Chin, E M., Fahey, M., Gelineau‐Morel, R., Himmelmann, K., O'Malley, J., Oskoui, M., Shapiro, B., Shevell, M., L. Wilson, J., Wiznitzer, M., the Child Neurology Society Cerebral Palsy Special Interest Group Consortium & Bhooma Aravamuthan. SIGnature Libraries: A roadmap for the formation of special interest group libraries. Child Neurology Society2023; 00(00): 1–10 


Himmelmann, K., Påhlman M. The panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden part XIII shows declining prevalence in birth-years 2011-2014. Acta Paediatr. 2022 Sep 25. doi: 10.1111/apa.16548. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36153696.

McIntyre, S., Goldsmith, S., Webb, A., Ehlinger, V., Hollung, SJ., McConnell, K., ...Himmelmann, K. Global CP Prevalence Group*. Global prevalence of cerebral palsy: A systematic analysis. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2022 Aug 11. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15346. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35952356

Nyström Eek, M., Blomkvist, A., Olsson, K., Lindh, K., Himmelmann, K. Objective measurement of sitting - application in children with cerebral palsy. Gait & Posture, (2021) doi:

Peny-Dahlstrand, M., Hofgren, C., Lindquist, B., Bergqvist, L., Himmelmann, K., Opheim, A., Sjöwall, D., Brock, K., Öhrvall, A-M. The Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) Approach is superior to ordinary treatment for achievement of goals and transfer effects in children with cerebral palsy and spina bifida – a randomized controlled trial. Disability and Rehabilitation (2022). DOI:10.1080/09638288.2022.2043459 


Michael, E., Sofou, K., Wahlgren, L., Kroksmark, AK., Tulinius, M. Långtidsbehandling med ataluren – den svenska upplevelsen. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 22, 837 (2021).

Jonsson, U., Eek, MN., Sunnerhagen, KS., Himmelmann, K. Health Conditions in Adults With Cerebral Palsy: The Association With CP Subtype and Severity of Impairments. Front. Neurol. 12:732939. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.732939.

Vidart d'Egurbide Bagazgoïtia, N., Ehlinger, V., Duffaut, C., Fauconnier, J., Schmidt-Schuchert, S., Thyen, U., Himmelmann, K., Marcelli, M., Arnaud, C (2021). Quality of Life in Young Adults With Cerebral Palsy: A Longitudinal Analysis of the SPARCLE Study. Front. Neurol. 12:733978. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.733978.

Påhlman, M., Gillberg, C., Himmelmann, K. Neuroimaging findings in children with cerebral palsy with autism and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a population-based study. Dev Med barn neurol 2021 aug 9. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.15011

Arnaud, C., Duffaut, C., Fauconnier, J., Schmidt, S., Himmelmann, K., Marcelli, M., ... Thyen U. Determinants of participation and quality of life of young adults with cerebral palsy: longitudinal approach and comparison with the general population - SPARCLE 3 study protocol. BMC Neurol. 2021 Jun 30;21(1):254. doi: 10.1186/s12883-021-02263-z. PMID: 34193065.

Spangmose, AL., Christensen, LH., Henningsen, AA., Forman, J., Opdahl, S.,... Himmelmann, K.,... Pinborg, A. Cerebral palsy in ART children has declined substantially over time: a Nordic study from the CoNARTaS group. Hum Reprod. 2021 May 29:deab122. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deab122. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34051081.

Arnaud, C., Ehlinger, V., Delobel-Ayoub, M., Klapouszczak, D., Perra O.,...Himmelmann, K.,...Krägeloh-Mann, I. Trends in Prevalence and Severity of Pre/Perinatal Cerebral Palsy Among Children Born Preterm From 2004 to 2010: A SCPE Collaboration Study. Front. Neurol., 20 May 2021 | 

Martinsson C., Himmelmann K. Abducted Standing in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Effects on Hip Development After 7 Years. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2021 Apr 1;33(2):101-107. doi: 10.1097/PEP.0000000000000789. PMID: 33770798.

Jonsson, U., Eek, MN., Sunnerhagen, KS., Himmelmann, K. Changes in walking ability, intellectual disability, and epilepsy in adults with cerebral palsy over 50 years: a population-based follow-up study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2021 March 27. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14871. Epub ahead of print.

Eek, MN., Lidman, G. Arm Muscle Strength in Children with Bilateral Spastic CP, Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics, 2021. DOI: 10.1080/01942638.2021.1872757
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Goldsmith, S., McIntyre,S., Scott, H., Himmelmann, K., Smithers-Sheedy,H., Andersen, GL., ...Garne,E. Comprehensive CA-CP Study Group. Congenital anomalies in children with postneonatally acquired cerebral palsy: an international data linkage study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2021 Jan 11. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14805. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33432582

Himmelmann, K., Horber, V., Sellier, E., De la Cruz, J., Papavasiliou, A., Krägeloh-Mann, I., and the Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe (SCPE) Collaboration (2021). Neuroimaging Patterns and Function in Cerebral Palsy — Application of an MRI Classification. Front. Neurol.
03 February 2021. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.617740

Horber, V., Grasshoff, U., Sellier, E., Arnaud C., Krägeloh-Mann, I., Himmelmann, K. The Role of Neuroimaging and Genetic Analysis in the Diagnosis of Children With Cerebral Palsy. Front.Neurol. 09 February 2021. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.628075

Karlsson, P., Griffiths, T., Clarke, MT., Monbaliu, E., Himmelmann K., Bekteshi, S., ...Wallen, M. Stakeholder consensus for decision making in eye-gaze control technology for children, adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy service provision: findings from a Delphi study. BMC Neurol. 2021 Feb 10;21(1):63.


Goldsmith, S., Mcintyre, S., Andersen, GL., Gibson, C., Himmelmann, K., Blair, E., …Garne, E. Comprehensive CA-CP Study Group. Congenital anomalies in children with pre- or perinatally acquired cerebral palsy: an international data linkage study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2020 Jun 24. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14602. Online ahead of print

Himmelmann, K., Påhlman, M., Andersen, GL., Vik, , T., Virella, D., Horridge, K…de la Cruz, J. Access to Intrathecal Baclofen Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy in European Countries: An SCPE Survey Reveals Important Differences  Neuropediatrics. 2020 Mar 2. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3402007. [Epub ahead of print]

Horber, V., Sellier, E., Horridge, K., Rackauskaite, G., Andersen, GL., Virella D… Himmelmann, K. The Origin of the Cerebral Palsies: Contribution of Population-Based Neuroimaging Data. Neuropediatrics. 2020 Mar 2. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-3402007. [Epub ahead of print] 

Lidman, G., Himmelmann, K., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Managing to learn bimanual activities – experiences from children and adolescents with cerebral palsy – a qualitative analysis. Disability and Rehabilitation. Published online 29 May, 2020.

Påhlman, M., Gillberg, C., Wentz, E., Himmelmann, K. Autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children with cerebral palsy: results from screening in a population-based group. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Published online 2020 Jan.

Saury, J-M. The contribution of hypnosis in the rehabilitation of young stroke survivors. Contemporary Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy. 2020, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p34-43. 10p.


Alriksson-Schmidt, A., Jarl, J., Rodby-Bousquet, E., Lundkvist Josenby, A., Westbom, L., Himmelmann, K.,...Hägglund, G. Improving the Health of Individuals With Cerebral Palsy: Protocol for the Multidisciplinary Research Program MOVING ON WITH CP. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Oct 9;8(10):e13883. doi: 10.2196/13883.

Bergqvist, L., Öhrvall, AM., Rönnbäck, L., Johansson, B., Himmelmann, K., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Evidence of Construct Validity for the Modified Mental Fatigue Scale When Used in Persons with Cerebral Palsy. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. Published online: 12 Aug 2019.

Bergqvist, L., Öhrvall, AM., Himmelmann, K., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. When I do, I become someone: experiences of occupationel performance in young adults with cerebral palsy. Disabil Rehabil. 2019 Feb;41(3):341-347. 

Eriksson, BM., Ekström, AB., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Daily activity performance in congenital and childhood forms of myotonic dystrophy type 1: a population-based study. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14395. [Epub ahead of print]

Himmelmann, K. Children and Youth with Complex Cerebral Palsy: Care and Management. Edited by Laurie J. Glader, Richard D. Stevenson. London: Mac Keith Press, 2019, pp 384. ISBN: 978-1-909962-98-9. Acta Paediatr. 2019 Sep 16. doi: 10.1111/apa.14974. [Epub ahead of print]

Himmelmann, K. There is more to individuals with dyskinetic cerebral palsy than meets the eye. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2019 Jul;23(4):541. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2019.06.005.

MacLennan, AH., Lewis, S., Moreno-De-Luca, A., Fahey, M., Leventer, RJ., McIntyre, S.,...Himmelmann, K.,...Gecz. J. Genetic or Other Causation Should Not Change the Clinical Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy. J Child Neurol. 2019 Apr 9:883073819840449. doi: 10.1177/0883073819840449. [Epub ahead of print]

Jonsson, U., Eek, MN., Sunnerhagen, KS., Himmelmann, K. Cerebral palsy prevalence, subtypes, and associated impairments: a population-based comparison study of adults and children. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2019 Apr 5. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.14229

Lidman, G., Nachemson, Ann., Peny-Dahlstrand, M., Himmelmann, K. Long-term effects of repeated botulinum neurotoxin A, bimanual training, and splinting in young children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2019 Jun 21

Olsson, B., Alberg, L., Cullen, N., Michael, E., Wahlgren, L., Kroksmark,
AK.,…Tulinius, M. NFL is a marker of treatment response in children with SMA
treated with nusinersen. J Neurol. 2019 Sep;266(9):2129-2136.

Påhlman, M., Gillberg, C., Himmelmann, K. One third of school-aged children with cerebral palsy have neuropsychiatric impairments in a population-based study. Acta Paediatr. 2019 May 11. doi: 10.1111/apa.14844. [Epub ahead of print]

Spjut Janson, B., Heimann, M., Tjus, T. Comparing Imitation Responding and IBT for children with ASD a preschool intervention. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs
doi: 10.1111/1471-3802.12468

Öhrvall, AM., Bergqvist, L., Hofgren, C., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. "With CO-OP I´m the boss" - experiences of the cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance approach as reported by young adults with cerebral palsy or spina bifida. Disabil Rehabil 2019; May 12:1-8 [epub ahead of print]


Eek, MN., Olsson, K., Lindh, K., Askljung, B., Påhlman, M., Corneliusson, O., Himmelmann, K. Intrathecal baclofen in dyskinetic cerebral palsy: effects on function and activity. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 Jan;60(1):94-99.

Peny-Dahlstrand, M., Bergqvist, L., Hofgren, C., Himmelmann, K., Öhrvall, AM. Potential benefits of the cognitive orientation to daily occupational performance approach in young adults with spina bifida or cerebral palsy: a feasibility study. Disabil Rehabil published online Oct 2018

Sjögreen, L., Gonzalez Lindh, M., Brodén, M., Krüssenberg, C., Ristic, I., Rubensson, A., McAllister, A. Oral Sensory-Motor Intervention for Children and Adolescents (3-18 Years) With Dysphagia or Impaired Saliva Control Secondary to Congenital or Early-Acquired Disabilities: A Review of the Literature, 2000 to 2016

Himmelmann, K., Uvebrant, P. The panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden part XII shows that patterns changed in the birth years 2007-2010. Acta Paediatr. 2018 Mar;107(3):462-468.

Himmelmann K. Putting prevention into practice for the benefit of children and young people with cerebral palsy. Arch Dis Child. 2018 Jul 18. pii: archdischild-2018-315134

Fehlings, D., Brown, L., Harvey, A., Himmelmann, K., Lin, JP., Macintosh, A., ...Walters, I. Pharmacological and neurosurgical interventions for managing dystonia in cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 Feb 6.

Blomkvist, A., Olsson, K., Eek, MN. The effect of spinal bracing on sitting function in children with neuromuscular scoliosis. Prosthet Orthot Int. 2018 Dec;42(6):592-598.

McAllister, A., Brodén, M., Gonzalez Lindh, M., Krüssenberg, C., Ristic, I., Rubensson, A., Sjögreen, L. Oral Sensory-Motor Intervention for Children and Adolescents (3-18 Years) with Developmental or Early Acquired Speech Disorders – A Review of the Literature 2000-2017

Vu Minh Arnell, M., Abrahamsson, K. Urinary continence appears to enhance social participation and intimate relations in adolescents with myelomeningocele. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 Aug 14


Ahlin, K.., Jacobsson, B., Nilsson, S., Himmelmann, K. Antecedents and neuroimaging patterns in cerebral palsy with epilepsy and cognitive impairment: a population-based study in children born at term. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2017 Jul;96(7):828-836.

Bergqvist, L., Öhrvall, AM., Himmelmann, K., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. When I do, I become someone: experiences of occupational performance in young adults with cerebral palsy. Disabil Rehabil. 2017 Oct 17:1-7. 

Darin, N., Hedberg-Oldfors, C., Kroksmark, AK., Moslemi, AR., Kollberg,  G., Oldfors,  A. Benign mitochondrial myopathy with exercise intolerance in a large multigeneration family due to a homoplasmic m.3250T>C mutation in MTTL1. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Apr;24(4):587-593.

Delobel-Ayoub, M., Klapouszczak, D., van Bakel, MME., Horridge, K., Sigurdardottir, S., Himmelmann, K., Arnaud, C. Prevalence and characteristics of autism spectrum disorders in children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2017 Jul;59(7):738-742.

Eek, MN., Zügner, R., Stefansdottir, I., Tranberg, R. Kinematic gait pattern in children with cerebral palsy and leg length discrepancy: effects of an extra sole. Gait & Posture. 2017 june 55:150–156.

Fyrberg, Å., Horneman, G., Åsberg Johnels, J., Thunberg, G., Ahlsén, E. Communication in children and adolescents after acquired brain injury: An exploratory study. J Rehabil Med. 2017 Jun 28.

Fyrberg, Å., Strid, K., Ahlsén, E., Thunberg, G. Everyday communication in adolescents after acquired brain injuries – a comparative study of self-ratings and parent evaluations using the CETI. Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders, vol 8 (1), 2017 44–71, 2017. 

Fyrberg, Å. Acquired brain injury in children and adolescents: Investigating assessment of communicative participation in daily life situations. Doktorsavhandling, 2017.
ISBN: 978-91-982069-9-9  länk:

Holmqvist, E., Thunberg, G., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Gaze-controlled communication technology for children with severe multiple disabilities: Parents and professionals' perception of gains, obstacles, and prerequisites. Assist Technol. 2017 May 4:1-8.

Kroksmark, AK., Stridh, ML., Ekström, AB. Long-term follow-up of motor function and muscle strength in the congenital and childhood forms of myotonic dystrophy type 1. Neuromuscul Disord. 2017 Jun 5.

Lidman, G., Himmelmann, K., Gosman-Hedström, G., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. How children with cerebral palsy master bimanual activities from a parental perspective. Scand J Occup Ther. 2017 Jun 9:1-8.

Monbaliu, E., Himmelmann, K., Lin, JP., Ortibus, E., Bonouvrié, L., Feys, H., Vermeulen, RJ., Dan, B. Clinical presentation and management of dyskinetic cerebral palsy. Lancet Neurol. 2017 Sep;16(9):741-749.

Nilsson, S., Brunsson, I., Askljung, B., Påhlman, M., Himmelmann, K. A rectally administered combination of midazolam and ketamine was easy, effective and feasible for procedural pain in children with cerebral palsy.Acta Paediatr. 2017 Mar;106(3):458-462.

Persson, M., Janeslätt, G., Peny-Dahlstrand, M. Daily time management in children with spina bifida. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2017 Oct 20.

Weichbrodt, J., Eriksson, BM., Kroksmark, AK. Evaluation of hand orthoses in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Disabil Rehabil. 2017 Jul 7:1-9.


Ahlin, K., Himmelmann, K., Nilsson, S., Sengpiel, V., & Jacobsson, B. Antecedents of cerebral palsy according to severity of motor impairment. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2016 Jul;95(7):793-802. 

Eek MN., Himmelmann, K. No Decrease in Muscle Strength after Botulinum Neurotoxin-A Injection in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016 Oct 6;10:506. eCollection 2016.

Elvrum, A G., Beckung, E., Sæther, R., Lydersen, S., Vik, T., Himmelmann, K.. Bimanual Capacity of Children With Cerebral Palsy: Intra- and Interrater Reliability of a Revised Edition of the Bimanual Fine Motor Function Classification. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2016 Aug 26:1-12. 

Goemans, NM., Tulinius, M., van den Hauwe, M., Kroksmark, AK., Buyse, G., Wilson, RJ., ...Campion, G. Long-Term Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Drisapersen in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Results from an Open-Label Extension Study. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 2;11(9):e0161955.

Himmelmann, K. The quest for patterns in dyskinetic cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Feb;58(2):112.

Himmelmann, K. Same same but different: analyzing hyperkinetic movement disorders. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Feb;58(2):113.

Himmelmann, K., Horber, V., De La Cruz, J., Horridge, K., Mejaski-Bosnjak, V., Hollody, K., Krägeloh-Mann,I. SCPE Working Group. MRI classification system (MRICS) for children with cerebral palsy: development, reliability, and recommendations. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Jun 21. 

Laessker-Alkema, K., Eek, MN. Effect of Knee Orthoses on Hamstrings Contracture in Children With Cerebral Palsy – a Multiple Single-Subject Study. Pediatr Phys Ther. 2016 Fall;28(3):347-53.

Sabel, M., Sjölund, A., Broeren, J., Arvidsson, D., Saury, J-M., Gillenstrand, J., ...Lannering, B. Effects of physically active video gaming on cognition and activities of daily living in childhood brain tumor survivors: a randomized pilot study. Neuro-Oncology Practice xx(xx), 1–12, 2016.

Stridh, ML., Ekstrom, AB., Kroksmark, AK. Postural control in the congenital and childhood forms of myotonic dystrophy type 1. Eur J Physiother. Epublicerad 16 september 2016

Virella, D., Pennington, L., Andersen, GL., Andrada, MD., Greitane, A., Himmelmann, K., ...Colver, A. Surveillance of Cerebral Palsy in Europe Network. Classification systems of communication for use in epidemiological surveillance of children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Mar;58(3):285-91.


Amer, A., Eliasson, AC., Peny-Dahlstrand, M., & Hermansson, L. Validity and test-retest reliability of Children's Hand-use Experience Questionnaire in children with unilateral cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Nov 26.  [Epub ahead of print].

Elvrum, AK., Andersen, GL., Himmelmann, K., Beckung, E., Ohrvall, AM., Lydersen, S., & Vik, T. Bimanual Fine Motor Function (BFMF) Classification in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Aspects of Construct and Content Validity. Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2015 Aug 19:1-16.

Fyrberg, Å., Horneman, G., Åsberg Johnels, J., Thunberg, G., & Ahlsén, E. Cognitive-communication disorders after acquired brain injury in school-aged children and adolescents: Relating assessments of everyday functioning to clinical trials. Proceedings of The First International Conference on Paediatric Acquired Brain Injury, Liverpool, England. 

Gillberg, C., Gillberg, C., Rasmussen, P., Kyllerman, M., Fernell, E., Olsson, I., ... Neville, B. Bengt Hagberg. Acta Paediatr. 2015 Oct;104(10):1064. 

Himmelmann, K., Sundh, V. Survival with cerebral palsy over five decades in western Sweden. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Aug;57(8):762-7.

Kimber, E. AMC: amyoplasia and distal arthrogryposis. J Child Orthop. 2015 Dec;9(6):427-32.

Lager, C., Kroksmark, AK. Pain in adolescents with spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2015 Sep;19(5):537-46.

Lidman, G., Nachemson, A., Peny-Dahlstrand, M., & Himmelmann K. Botulinum toxin A injections and occupational therapy in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Aug;57(8):754-61. 


Himmelmann, K., Uvebrant, P. The panorama of cerebral palsy in Sweden. XI. Changing patterns in the birth-year period 2003-2006. Acta Paediatr. 2014 Jun;103(6):618-24.

Smithers-Sheedy, H., Badawi, N., Blair, E., Cans, C., Himmelmann, K., Krägeloh-Mann, I., ...Wilson, M. What constitutes cerebral palsy in the twenty-first century? Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Apr;56(4):323-8.


Ahlin, K., Himmelmann, K., Hagberg, G., Kacerovsky, M., Cobo, T., Wennerholm, UB., & Jacobsson, B. Cerebral palsy and perinatal infection in children born at term. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Jul;122(1):41-9.

Ahlin, K., Himmelmann, K., Hagberg, G., Kacerovsky, M., Cobo, T., Wennerholm, UB., & Jacobsson, B. Non-infectious risk factors for different types of cerebral palsy in term-born babies: a population-based, case-control study. BJOG. 2013 May;120(6):724-31.

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Pennington, L., Virella, D., Mjøen, T., da Graça Andrada, M., Murray, J., Colver, A., Himmelmann, K., la Cruz, J. Development of The Viking Speech Scale to classify the speech of children with cerebral palsy. Res Dev Disabil. 2013 Jul 23;34(10):3202-3210.

Nordberg, A., Miniscalco, C., Lohmander, A., & Himmelmann, K. Speech problems affect more than one in two children with cerebral palsy: Swedish population-based study. Acta Paediatr. 2013 Feb;102(2):161-6.

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Martinsson, C., Himmelmann, K. Weight-bearing with maximal abduction and extension improves hip stability in nonambulant children with cerebral palsy. Pediatric Physical Therapy 2011 Summer;23(2):150-7.

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