Motor function and activities of daily living assessments: a study of three tests for persons with hemiplegia.

@article{Filiatrault1991MotorFA,
  title={Motor function and activities of daily living assessments: a study of three tests for persons with hemiplegia.},
  author={J Filiatrault and A. Bertrand Arsenault and {\'E}lisabeth Dutil and Daniel Bourbonnais},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={806-10}
}
The relationship between upper extremity motor function and independence in basic activities of daily living in subjects with hemiplegia was explored. The Barthel Index (Mahoney & Barthel, 1965) and the Fugl-Meyer Test (Fugl-Meyer, Jääskö, Leyman, Olsson, & Steglind, 1975) were selected as the standard instruments for the evaluation of activities of daily living and upper extremity motor function, respectively, because their validity and reliability have been demonstrated many times. The… CONTINUE READING