Reliability, Validity, and Ability to Identify Fall Status of the Balance Evaluation Systems Test, Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test, and Brief-Balance Evaluation Systems Test in Older People Living in the Community.

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OBJECTIVES To assess the reliability, validity, and ability to identify fall status of the Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest), Mini-BESTest, and Brief-BESTest, compared with the Berg Balance Scale (BBS), in older people living in the community. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING Community centers. PARTICIPANTS Older adults (N=122; mean age ± SD… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.07.011

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