The timed up and go test for use on an inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation ward.

@article{Yeung2008TheTU,
  title={The timed up and go test for use on an inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation ward.},
  author={Teresa S M Yeung and J. N. Wessel and Paul W. Stratford and Joy C MacDermid},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={410-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN Single-group repeated-measures study. OBJECTIVE To examine the test-retest reliability of the timed up and go (TUG) test and its validity for measuring change and predicting length of stay (LOS) on an inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation ward. BACKGROUND The TUG test is used to measure functional mobility of persons with musculoskeletal conditions but it has not been thoroughly tested for use in an inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation ward. METHODS AND MEASURES The TUG test… CONTINUE READING

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