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Dec 31, 1999/Test & Measure
Used to assess functional ability to complete specific activities.
Sep 7, 2022/Test & Measure
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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.
Measures balance and activity limitations due to dizziness.
Assesses unilateral gross manual dexterity.
Used to assess spasticity.
Jun 5, 2017/Test & Measure
FSS is a unidimensional self-report questionnaire that measures how fatigue impacts one’s ability to function in the last week.
Oct 1, 2019/Test & Measure
The Purdue Pegboard Test (PPT) measures fingertip dexterity and gross movement coordination of the fingers, hands, and arms. It was first introduced by Joseph Tiffin in 1948 as a functional assessment screen for hand dexterity in applicants for assembly-line work.
Feb 1, 2018/Article
With relaxed state laws and wider availability, use of cannabis and cannabinoids is increasing throughout the United States. PTs and PTAs need to know how patients can be affected in both positive and negative ways.
Aug 31, 2017/Test & Measure
Measures the head thrust test is used to identify individuals with hypofunction of the vestibulo-ocular reflex unilaterally and bilaterally.