Validity and reliability testing of the Scoliometer.

  title={Validity and reliability testing of the Scoliometer.},
  author={L E Amendt and K L Ause-Ellias and J L Eybers and Chris Wadsworth and David H. Nielsen and Stuart L. Weinstein},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  volume={70 2},
This study was designed to evaluate the Scoliometer, an instrument that measures axial trunk rotation in individuals with scoliosis. The objectives included determining 1) the Scoliometer's screening capability and validity and 2) the intrarater and interrater reliability of Scoliometer measurements. Scoliometer measurements made by two raters on 65 persons with idiopathic scoliosis were correlated with radiographic assessment of vertebral (pedicle) rotation and lateral curvature (Cobb method… CONTINUE READING

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