Table 3

Classification of outcome measuresusing the International Classificationof Functioning, Disability andHealth (ICF)
ICF
Instruments Domains Body functions Activity Participation
Laboratory tests
- Electronic walkway* Temporal and spatial gait parameters during single/multi-tasking conditions X X
- Mod-CTSIB Sensory integration X
Clinical tests
- Mini-BESTest Subdomains of balance performance X X
- One-leg stance test Balance performance, standing on one leg X
- Modified figure of eight test Balance performance, walking in a figure of eight with reduced BoS X
Free-living assessment
- Accelerometer Physical activity X
Questionnaires
- FES-I Fear of falling X
- UPDRS ADL Activities of daily living X
- SF-36 Generic health-related QoL X
- PDQ-39 PD-specific health-related QoL X

*GAITRite, CIR Systems Inc., Clifton, NJ, USA.

BoS = base of support; PD = Parkinson’s disease; QoL = quality of life.

FES-I = Fall Efficacy Scale International; Mini-BESTest = Mini Balance Evaluation Systems Test; Mod-CTSIB = Modified Clinical Test of Sensory Interaction and Balance; PDQ-39 = Parkinson’s Disease Questionnaire; SF-36 = 36-item Short-Form Health Survey; UPDRS ADL = the activities of daily living (ADL) section of the Unified. Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale, part II.

Conradsson et al.

Conradsson et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:111   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-111

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