Reliability, validity and responsiveness of the squares test for manual dexterity in people with Parkinson's disease


Soke F., Colakoglu B. D. , KESKİNOĞLU P., GENÇ A.

CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, vol.186, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 186
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2019.105542
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY

Abstract

Objective: Impaired manual dexterity is one of the major disorder in people with Parkinson's Disease (PwPD). However, there is limited research examining the measurement properties, especially the validity and responsiveness of the tools used to assess manual dexterity. The aim of this study was to examine reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Squares Test (ST) in PwPD.