functional mobility


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functional mobility

The ability to move from one place to another to complete an activity or task.
See also: mobility
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A strong correlation exists between the AMP-B and the 6MWT, allowing us to predict those with higher scores on the AMP-B will have greater overall functional mobility.
Improved overall muscle strength by one grade on MMT to facilitate use of extremities for functional mobility.
The TUG test can safely predict the functional mobility of an older person.
Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga and director of Radius Yoga Conditioning, an international yoga-based, functional mobility training business designed to empower people to move, breathe and focus better within the context of their lives.
It would have been beneficial to look at the results of outcome measures, manual muscle testing scores, and modified Ashworth scores in addition to functional independence measure scores to see how continued use of FES affected this patient's functional mobility and to gain a better understanding of how she responded to stimulation.
Functional mobility was assessed daily thereafter during PT treatment sessions as tolerated by the patient.
Scott V, Votova K, Scanlan A, Close J (2007) Multifactorial and functional mobility assessment tools for fall risk among older adults in community, home-support, long-term and acute care settings.
The L Test of Functional Mobility (LTEST) is a variant of the timed up and go test but was designed to be more relevant for lower-limb prosthesis users.
Also, anemia has been found to impede functional mobility early after surgery for hip fracture, (10) and thus, Hb levels were monitored throughout the hospital stay.
and speech, language, and swallowing problems; functional mobility and activities for daily living; neuropharmacology, neurotechnology, and alternative treatment; psychosocial functioning, community re-entry, and productivity; and medicolegal and ethical issues.
Evans AJ, Jensen ME, Kip KE, DeNardo AJ, Lawler GJ, Negin GA, Remley KB, Boutin SM, Dunnagan SA: Pain reduction and improvement in functional mobility after percutaneous polymethylmethacrylate vertebroplasty retrospective report of 245 cases.
This question of frequency of SD since the 1980s was added to a developmental follow-up that had been planned to assess functional mobility of children and adolescents attending special education facilities, their educational level and the severity of visual perception (VIS) and visuomotor impairments (VMI).

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