Reliability of the Fugl-Meyer assessment for testing motor performance in patients following stroke.

  title={Reliability of the Fugl-Meyer assessment for testing motor performance in patients following stroke.},
  author={Jon Sanford and Julie Moreland and Laura Swanson and Paul W. Stratford and Carolyn Kelly Gowland},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  volume={73 7},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to establish the interrater reliability of assessments made with the Fugl-Meyer evaluation of physical performance in a rehabilitation setting. SUBJECTS Twelve patients (7 male, 5 female), aged 49 to 86 years (mean = 66), who had sustained a cerebrovascular accident participated in the study. All patients were admitted consecutively to a rehabilitation center and were between 6 days and 6 months poststroke. METHODS Three physical… CONTINUE READING
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