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Physical Performance Battery for Evaluating Lower Extremity Function

Purpose:

To evaluate a person's lower extremity performance using the battery of 3 tests described by Guralnik et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

other testing, disability and performance

ICD-10:

T10, T11, T12, T13

Description:

Guralnik et al used a battery of 3 tests to evaluate lower extremity function. This correlates with disability, especially in the elderly. The authors are from NIH, CDC, multiple universities in the US, and Hospital I Fraticini in Florence, Italy.

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