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What it measures:

Measures postural stability during walking

Target Population:

People with Parkinson disease (PD)

The physical therapist times how long it takes the patient to complete 1 full 360-degree turn to either direction (each direction is timed separately). The therapist also might count the number of steps that the patient takes during the test.

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