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What it measures:

What it Measures and Conditions & Test Variations Included in this Summary:

The Closed Kinetic Chain Upper Extremity Stability Test (CKCUEST) is a tool used to measure progress in upper extremity rehabilitation. In addition, it may be used to identify closed kinetic chain deficits in the upper extremity for functional performance. 

ICF Domain(s):

  • Body Structure and Function 
  • Activity 
  • Function and Impairment

ICF Categories:

  • Mobility: Upper Extremity  
  • Other PT/OT Subsequent Limitation

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