Reliability and validity of shoulder tightness measurement in patients with stiff shoulders.

@article{Lin2006ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of shoulder tightness measurement in patients with stiff shoulders.},
  author={Jiu-jenq Lin and Jing-lan Yang},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={146-52}
}
The purposes of this study were (1) to examine intratester and intertester reliability of measurement of anterior and posterior shoulder tightness in patients with stiff shoulders (SS), and (2) to assess construct validity by determining the relations between shoulder tightness, shoulder range of motion (ROM), and self-report measures of functional limitation. Anterior and posterior shoulder tightness were measured by two testers in below-chest abduction and cross-chest adduction tests with an… CONTINUE READING

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