Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is an x-linked neuromuscular disorder that affects 1 in 5000 live-born boys [1]. DMD is characterized by progressive muscle weakening. First the pelvic girdle is affected and later on, all muscles become affected. Boys with DMD lose the ability to walk around the age of 13 when using corticosteroids [2] and their arm function also weakens around that age [3]. Consequently, DMD patients are in a wheelchair for the largest parts of their lives, and the ability to perform activities with their upper extremities (UE) becomes more and more difficult.

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