Sensitivity to change and responsiveness of four balance measures for community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Pardasaney2012SensitivityTC,
  title={Sensitivity to change and responsiveness of four balance measures for community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Poonam K Pardasaney and Nancy K. Latham and Alan M. Jette and Robert C. Wagenaar and Pengsheng Ni and Mary D. Slavin and Jonathan F. Bean},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={388-97}
}
BACKGROUND Impaired balance has a significant negative impact on mobility, functional independence, and fall risk in older adults. Although several, well-respected balance measures are currently in use, there is limited evidence regarding the most appropriate measure to assess change in community-dwelling older adults. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare floor and ceiling effects, sensitivity to change, and responsiveness across the following balance measures in community-dwelling… CONTINUE READING

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