Reference values for the Timed Up and Go test in healthy Japanese elderly people: determination using the methodology of meta-analysis.

@article{Kamide2011ReferenceVF,
  title={Reference values for the Timed Up and Go test in healthy Japanese elderly people: determination using the methodology of meta-analysis.},
  author={Naoto Kamide and Kayoko Takahashi and Yoshitaka Shiba},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2011},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          445-51
        }
}
AIM The purpose of this study was to determine the reference value for the Timed Up and Go test (TUG) in healthy Japanese elderly people using the methodology of meta-analysis, and to determine the value for different measurement protocols. METHODS Relevant research articles were identified from electronic databases: MEDLINE, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) and Igaku-cyuouzasshi. The search was conducted from January 1991 to June 2010, and the terms "timed up… CONTINUE READING
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