Ching-Lin Shih

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OBJECTIVE To compare the responsiveness of the Rasch-calibrated 37-item Fugl-Meyer motor Scale with that of the 12-item Fugl-Meyer motor scale at both an individual and a group level. DESIGN Repeated-measurements design. SETTING Medical center. PARTICIPANTS Patients (N=301) 14 days after stroke. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES(More)
This study presents the random-effects rating scale model (RE-RSM) which takes into account randomness in the thresholds over persons by treating them as random-effects and adding a random variable for each threshold in the rating scale model (RSM) (Andrich, 1978). The RE-RSM turns out to be a special case of the mul-tidimensional random coefficients(More)
Motor skills have great impact on children in adapting to an environment and developing interpersonal interaction, cognition, and social behavior. Understanding what children can do and how they perform it is essential. Most motor tests seldom contain quality evaluation in the items or criteria. The purpose of this study was to develop and construct(More)
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