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Summary

What it measures:

The MARS includes 4 questions that assess the frequency of running, cutting, decelerating, and pivoting in individuals based on the individual’s "healthiest and most active state in the past year." (1)

Target Population:

The MARS is most often used to assess physically active individuals 18-50 years of age with knee disorders. (1) It also was studied for use with children. (2) 

Included in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Patient Reported Outcome Measures. https://www.aaos.org/quality/research-resources/patient-reported-outcome-measures/. Accessed November 15, 2021. (6)


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