Performance on a test of rapid stepping in community-dwelling older adults: validity, relative and absolute reliability and minimum detectable change.

@article{Goldberg2015PerformanceOA,
  title={Performance on a test of rapid stepping in community-dwelling older adults: validity, relative and absolute reliability and minimum detectable change.},
  author={Allon Goldberg and Susan Ann Talley},
  journal={Physiotherapy theory and practice},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={483-8}
}
Reduced stepping speed is associated with balance deficits and falls in older adults. We evaluated psychometric properties of a test of rapid stepping, the Thirty-Rapid-Step test (30-RST) in 37 community-dwelling older adults. Participants performed the 30-RST, dynamic (step execution time, five-times-sit-to-stand test, gait speed, maximum step length and… CONTINUE READING