Journal article

The concurrent validity and responsiveness of the High-Level Mobility Assessment Tool for measuring the mobility limitations of people with traumatic brain injury

G Williams, V Robertson, K Greenwood, P Goldie, ME Morris

ARCHIVES OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION | W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2006

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the concurrent validity and responsiveness of the High-Level Mobility Assessment Tool (HiMAT) in people after traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN: This study compared the concurrent validity and responsiveness of the motor subsection of the FIM instrument and the gross function component of the Rivermead Motor Assessment (RMA) with the HiMAT, a new measure of high-level mobility developed for use in TBI. SETTING: A major rehabilitation hospital. PARTICIPANTS: A convenience sample of 103 participants with TBI were recruited from a major rehabilitation hospital. INTERVENTIONS: Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: HiMAT, motor FIM, and the gross function RMA. RESULT..

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