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What it measures:

The EPIC Lift Capacity test (ELC) is used to evaluate lifting capacity through different vertical ranges necessary to carry out the occupational demands required for lifting on an occasional or frequent basis. Standardized methods are provided for waist to shoulder, floor to waist, and floor to shoulder lifts at 1 repetition per cycle and 4 repetitions per cycle.

ICF Domain(s):                                               

  • Body Structure and Function
  • Activity
  • Participation                                    

ICF Categories:

  • Changing & Maintaining Body Position
  • Carrying, Moving, & Handling Objects
  • Other PT/OT Subsequent Limitations

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