Journal article

High-level mobility assessment tool (HiMAT): Interrater reliability, retest reliability, and internal consistency

GP Williams, KM Greenwood, VJ Robertson, PA Goldie, ME Morris

PHYSICAL THERAPY | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2006

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The High-Level Mobility Assessment Tool (HiMAT) assesses high-level mobility in people who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The purpose of this study was to investigate the interrater reliability, retest reliability, and internal consistency of data obtained with the HiMAT. SUBJECTS: Three physical therapists and 103 people with TBI were recruited from a rehabilitation hospital. METHODS: Three physical therapists concurrently assessed a subset of 17 subjects with TBI to investigate interrater reliability. One physical therapist assessed a different subset of 20 subjects with TBI on 2 occasions, 2 days apart, to investigate retest reliability. Data from t..

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