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PLATFORMS RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE RAPID STEP UP TEST IN INDIVIDUALS WITH PARKINSON ’ S DISEASE AND HEALTHY ADULTS

@inproceedings{Kotagal2016PLATFORMSRA,
  title={PLATFORMS RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE RAPID STEP UP TEST IN INDIVIDUALS WITH PARKINSON ’ S DISEASE AND HEALTHY ADULTS},
  author={Kotagal},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION: Parkinson’s disease is a common neurodegenerative disorder with clinical manifestations including postural instability, bradykinesia, gait disturbances and strength decline, leading to functional limitations and a high incidence of falls. A clinically feasible outcome measure that is valid, reliable and sensitive for assessing functional mobility in the PD population is needed to add to the current battery of gait and balance measures. The Rapid Step Up test (RST) is a salient… Expand

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