Reliability and validity of the Motor Fitness Scale for older adults in the community.

@article{Kinugasa1998ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of the Motor Fitness Scale for older adults in the community.},
  author={Taisuke Kinugasa and Hiroaki Nagasaki},
  journal={Aging},
  year={1998},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={295-302}
}
Responses to 14 items of a questionnaire on motor fitness were collected from 990 subjects, all 65 years of age or older, living in a community. The Motor Fitness Scale was created by totalling the score for each item on the questionnaire. A second-order covariance structure analysis revealed that the Scale has a unidimensional structure with three subscales, Mobility, Strength, and Balance. The Scale appeared highly reliable with alpha = 0.92 and test-retest = 0.92. The Scale correlated with… CONTINUE READING

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