Short Physical Performance Battery

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Objective

The Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) is a series of tests used to evaluate lower extremity function and mobility in older people. It was developed using data from a large population-based epidemiologic study of older persons.[1]

Intended Population

Method of Use

Reference

https://sppbguide.com/

Evidence

Reliability

Validity

Responsiveness

Miscellaneous

Links

References

  1. SPPB Guide [Internet]. 2018 [cited 14th September 2020]. Available from: https://sppbguide.com/
  2. UCSF Division of Geriatrics. Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB). Available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_rJOGhQqZ4[last accessed 14/09/20]
  3. DrJackGuralnik. SPPB tips by Dr. Jack Guralnik. Available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgiuciJXPm4[last accessed 14/09/20]