Norwegian General Motor Function assessment as an outcome measure for a frail elderly population: A validity study.

@article{Langhammer2016NorwegianGM,
  title={Norwegian General Motor Function assessment as an outcome measure for a frail elderly population: A validity study.},
  author={Birgitta Langhammer and Birgitta Lindmark},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2016},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={432-9}
}
AIM To establish the validity of the Norwegian General Motor Function (NGMF) assessment scale. METHOD To establish construct and criteria validity, Spearman's rank correlation coefficients were calculated for the NGMF, and age, sex, medical conditions, history of falls and to four functional tests. Content validity was evaluated by asking participating physiotherapists about the usefulness of the items in the scale. Absolute reliability was evaluated by establishing the standard error of… CONTINUE READING