The TUG test" requires patients to stand up from a chair, walk a short distance, turn around, return, and sit down again. Balance function was scored on a five-point scale.
Authors: Podsiado et al
Outcome: Physical activity / Muscle strenght See more tools that use this outcomeMeasure: Exercise capacity See more tools that use this measureNumber of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 2 See the RCTsScale: Lower scores are better
Reference: Podsiadlo, D., & Richardson, S. (1991). The timed "Up & Go": a test of basic functional mobility for frail elderly persons. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 39(2), 142–148.
Target population: Elderly
Translations available: Yes
Original version validated: Yes
Original language: English
Form of delivery: Medical examination
Licence needed: No
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