Epic Lift Capacity Test (ELC)
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.
- Body Structure and Function
- Changing & Maintaining Body Position
- Carrying, Moving, & Handling Objects
- Other PT/OT Subsequent Limitations
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Date: June 16, 2022
Content Type: Test & Measure
Rick Wickstrom, PT, DPT Certified Professional Ergonomist, Certified Medical Examiner; Mindy Oxman Renfro, PT, DPT, PhD; Alyssa Brusatto, SPT; Terence Dustin Enriquez, SPT; Winter Ives, SPT; Michael King, SPT
LT William C. Stokes, PT, DPT Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
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