four square step test


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four square step test

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FSST

A clinical test in which the client is asked to step and change direction while avoiding obstacles, in order to stratify adults with respect to their risk of falling.
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Abbreviations: ABC = Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale, BBS = Berg Balance Scale, CI = confidence interval, FSST = Four Square Step Test, HHA = household ambulator, ICC = intraclass correlation coefficient, LCA = limited community ambulator, LI = less impaired, MDC = minimal detectable change, mFSST = Modified Four Square Step Test, SD = standard deviation, SI = significantly impaired, TUG = Timed "Up and Go" test, UCA = unlimited community ambulator.