timed up-and-go test

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timed up-and-go test

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TUGT

A test that measures mobility by assessing the time it takes for a person to rise from a chair, walk a measured distance, and turn around. The test is used to assess balance and gait, esp. in the elderly.
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51) and trended toward better performance on the TUGT (n = 19, p = 0.
The PEQ, TUGT, and Locomotor Index were significantly related to tibial length.
Abbreviations: ISPO = International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, PEQ = Prosthesis Evaluation Questionnaire, TT = transtibial, TUGT = Timed Up and Go test.