Gait Assessment Rating Scale

Gait Assessment Rating Scale (GARS)

a standardized test or inventory of 16 abnormal aspects of gait that may be observed by an examiner as a patient walks at a self-selected pace. The abnormalities are commonly seen in elderly people who fall. Each aspect is graded on a scale of 0-1-2-3, with lower numbers indicating less abnormality.

Gait As·sess·ment Rat·ing Scale

(gāt ă-sesmĕnt rāting skāl)
A measure used to assess ambulation and associated risk of falling.