Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB)
What it measures:
The Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) contains 3 components: Balance test, Gait Speed test, and Chair Stand test. These components are useful for a physical therapist (PT) to evaluate the functional mobility of an older adult’s lower extremities.
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Date: September 21, 2021
Content Type: Test & Measure
Balance and Falls , Gait Disorders
Aaron Jurado, SPT; Danielle Labrador, SPT; Chloe Nieves, SPT; Jordan Serrano, SPT; Andrew Mills, PT, DPT, board-certified cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy clinical specialist; Mindy Renfro, PT, DPT, PhD
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