The peg and ring board test consists of a pegand ring board with the pegs set at the subject’s shoulder height and 10 cm below shoulder height. The ringsconsist of 10 lightweight rings that the subject moves simultaneously from the upper rings to the lower ringsrepeatedly. The test is timed for 6 minutes. It is a useful test for assessing the functional capacity of upper limbs in patients with stable COPD.
Year: 1986 Authors: Celli Disease: COPD Outcome: Physical activity / Muscle strenght
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Measure: Muscle strength
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Celli, B. R., Rassulo, J., & Make, B. J. (1986). Dyssynchronous breathing during arm but not leg exercise in patients with chronic airflow obstruction. The New England journal of medicine, 314(23), 1485–1490.
Target population: General population Focus Disease specific Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Medical examination Licence needed: Unclear 10.1056/NEJM198606053142305