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Reliability, internal consistency, and validity of data obtained with the functional gait assessment.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The Functional Gait Assessment (FGA) is a 10-item gait assessment based on the Dynamic Gait Index. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability, internalExpand
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Clinical measurement of sit-to-stand performance in people with balance disorders: validity of data for the Five-Times-Sit-to-Stand Test.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE People with balance disorders are characterized as having difficulty with transitional movements, such as the sit-to-stand movement. A valid and feasible tool is needed to helpExpand
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The dynamic gait index relates to self-reported fall history in individuals with vestibular dysfunction.
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between gait instability and falls history in people with vestibular disorders. A total of 247 people (164 women, 83 men) participated inExpand
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The sensitivity and specificity of the Timed "Up & Go" and the Dynamic Gait Index for self-reported falls in persons with vestibular disorders.
The purpose of this study was to determine the sensitivity and specificity of the Timed "Up & Go" (TUG) and Dynamic Gait Index in identifying self-reported fallers among persons with vestibularExpand
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A comparison of accelerometry and center of pressure measures during computerized dynamic posturography: a measure of balance.
Accelerometry (ACC) shows promise as an easily implemented clinical measure of balance. The purpose of the study was to estimate test-retest reliability of ACC measures and determine the relationshipExpand
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The five times sit to stand test: responsiveness to change and concurrent validity in adults undergoing vestibular rehabilitation.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with balance and vestibular disorders would demonstrate clinically meaningful improvement in the Five Times Sit to Stand Test (FTSST)Expand
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The reliability and validity of the Four Square Step Test for people with balance deficits secondary to a vestibular disorder.
OBJECTIVE To determine the reliability and validity of the Four Square Step Test (FSST) for use in people with balance deficits secondary to vestibular disorders, who frequently report falling andExpand
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Usefulness of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory in the Screening for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Objective: The purpose of the study was to determine whether a newly developed subscale of the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) could assist in the screening of benign paroxysmal positional vertigoExpand
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The Effect of Age on Vestibular Rehabilitation Outcomes
Objective The purpose of the retrospective chart review was to compare vestibular rehabilitation outcomes in young versus older adults.
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The development of an accelerometer-based measure of human upright static anterior- posterior postural sway under various sensory conditions: test-retest reliability, scoring and preliminary validity
BACKGROUND Accelerometers are being used to assess postural control in adults, but there is little to support their reliability and validity. OBJECTIVE To estimate the test-retest reliability ofExpand
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