1. Overview of the Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM) 2. Conceptual Background 3. Development and Validation of the GMFM-88 4. Development and Validation of the GMFM-66 5. GMFM-66: Two Short Forms of Administration 6. Administration and Scoring Guidelines for the GMFM-88 and GMFM-66 7. Interpretation and Uses of the GMFM-88 and GMFM-66 8. Applications of the GMFM: What Have We Learned and Where Can We Go Next?
Dianne J. Russell is Research and Knowledge ExchangeSpecialist with CanChild Centre for Childhood DisabilityResearch. She has been a health services researcher for over20 years and a key individual in the development, evaluation anddissemination of clinical outcome measures such as the Gross MotorFunction Measure (GMFM). Her current focus is on facilitating theuse of research evidence in practice by engaging with researchusers throughout the research process and by making researchresults easily accessible in multiple formats to families, serviceproviders, and policy decision-makers. Peter L. Rosenbaum is a Developmental Paediatrician, healthservices research, teacher, writer and editor. His career has beendevoted to childhood disability, and all his roles have involvedwork with, or about, children with impairments and their families.He has held over 75 research grants and has contributed to almost300 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, editorials and invitedcommentaries in his field. Marilyn Wright is a pediatric physiotherapist. She hasworked with children with physical disabilities or cancer in acute,rehabilitation, and community settings. In addition to clinicalwork, she has been involved in research, teaching, administrative,and policy roles. Work in these areas has contributed tointer-professional and multi-site best practice initiatives.Current interests include physical activity promotion, lifespanservices, and motion analysis. Lisa M. Avery is an independent statistician and founder ofAvery Information Services. She provides statistical consulting andanalysis services to various academic institutions and is primarilyinvolved in pediatric disability research. Her primary interestsare outcome measurement and causation modeling.