Journal article

Measurement properties of performance-based measures to assess physical function in hip and knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review

F Dobson, RS Hinman, M Hall, CB Terwee, EM Roos, KL Bennell



OBJECTIVES: To systematically review the measurement properties of performance-based measures to assess physical function in people with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS: Electronic searches were performed in MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, and PsycINFO up to the end of June 2012. Two reviewers independently rated measurement properties using the consensus-based standards for the selection of health status measurement instrument (COSMIN). "Best evidence synthesis" was made using COSMIN outcomes and the quality of findings. RESULTS: Twenty-four out of 1792 publications were eligible for inclusion. Twenty-one performance-based measures were evaluated including 15 single-activity measures ..

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Awarded by NHMRC Program Grant

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was partly funded by the OARSI, NHMRC Program Grant #631717 and the Arthritis Australia and States & Territory Affiliates Grant and forms part of an OARSI initiative to develop a recommended set of physical performance measures for hip and knee OA. Kim Bennell is partly funded by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. The study sponsor did not play any role in the study design, collection, analysis or interpretation of data: nor in the writing of the manuscript or decision to submit the manuscript for publication.