Short Physical Performance Battery
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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.
Method of Use
- The contents of the researchers' training CD can be downloaded here: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/labs/leps/short-physical-performance-battery-sppb
- SPPB Guide [Internet]. 2018 [cited 14th September 2020]. Available from: https://sppbguide.com/
- UCSF Division of Geriatrics. Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB). Available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_rJOGhQqZ4[last accessed 14/09/20]
- DrJackGuralnik. SPPB tips by Dr. Jack Guralnik. Available from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgiuciJXPm4[last accessed 14/09/20]