Ingrid Franc, Mary Baxter; Validity of the Sock Test for Sitting Balance: A Functional Sitting Balance Assessment. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311500069. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-RP401D
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© 2019 American Occupational Therapy Association
Date Presented 04/07/19
This paper summarizes the results of a study of the discriminant and concurrent validity of a functional sitting balance assessment tool, the Sock Test for Sitting Balance. This instrument was designed by OTs for use in the acute-care setting. Results of the study confirms the tool’s discriminant validity, advances concurrent validity, and includes normative data. Results of the study are interpreted through the lens of balance theory and the theory of Occupational Adaptation.
Primary Author and Speaker: Ingrid Franc
Contributing Authors: Mary Baxter
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