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The concurrent validity and reliability of the Leg Motion system for measuring ankle dorsiflexion range of motion in older adults.

Authors
  • Romero Morales, Carlos1
  • Calvo Lobo, César2
  • Rodríguez Sanz, David1
  • Sanz Corbalán, Irene3
  • Ruiz Ruiz, Beatriz1
  • López López, Daniel4
  • 1 Physical Therapy & Health Science Research Group, Physiotherapy Department, Faculty of Health, Exercise and Sport, Universidad Europea de Madrid , Villaviciosa de Odón , Madrid , España.
  • 2 Departamento de Fisioterapia, Centro Superior de Estudios Universitarios La Salle, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain; Motion in Brains Research Group, Instituto de Neurociencias y Ciencias del Movimiento, Centro Superior de Estudios Universitarios La, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, MadridEspaña.
  • 3 School of Nursing, Physiotherapy and Podiatry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Madrid , España.
  • 4 Research, Health and Podiatry Unit, Department of Health Sciences. Faculty of Nursing and Podiatry, Universidade da Coruña , Ferrol , A Coruña , Spain.
Type
Published Article
Journal
PeerJ
Publication Date
2017
Volume
5
Identifiers
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.2820
PMID: 28070457
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The results of the present study indicated that the Leg Motion device is a valid, reliable, accessible and portable tool as an alternative to the classic weight-bearing lunge test for measuring ankle dorsiflexion ROM in older adults.

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