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Summary

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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Test & Measure

Multi-Directional Reach Test, Multidirectional Reach Test, Multi Directional Reach Test (MDRT), Reach in Four Directions Test (RFDT)

The Multi-Directional Reach Test (MDRT) measures balance and the limits of stability in the anterior-posterior and medial-lateral directions by testing