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dc.contributor.author Στασή, Σοφία el
dc.contributor.author Παπαθανασίου, Γεώργιος el
dc.contributor.author Αναγνώστου, Μυρσίνη el
dc.contributor.author Γαλανός, Αντώνιος el
dc.contributor.author Χρονόπουλος, Ευστάθιος el
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-16T17:47:22Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-16T17:47:22Z
dc.date.issued 2015-01-16
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11400/4138
dc.rights Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/ *
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dc.subject Λειτουργική κλίμακα κάτω άκρων
dc.subject Ανάλυση στοιχείου
dc.subject Αξιοπιστία
dc.subject Συγκλίνουσα εγκυρότητα
dc.subject Lower extremity functional scale
dc.subject Item analysis
dc.subject Reliability
dc.subject Convergent validity
dc.title Lower extremity functional scale en
heal.type journalArticle
heal.secondaryTitle (LEFS) cross cultural adaption into Greek and reliability properties of the instrument en
heal.classification Medicine
heal.classification Physical therapy
heal.classification Ιατρική
heal.classification Φυσικοθεραπεία
heal.classificationURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh00006614
heal.classificationURI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85101568
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Ιατρική
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Φυσικοθεραπεία
heal.contributorName Μπαλτόπουλος, Παναγιώτης el
heal.contributorName Παπαϊωάννου, Νικόλαος Α. el
heal.identifier.secondary ISSN 1791-809X
heal.language en
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heal.recordProvider Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Αθήνας.Σχολή Επαγγελμάτων Υγείας και Πρόνοιας.Τμήμα Φυσικοθεραπείας el
heal.publicationDate 2012
heal.bibliographicCitation Stasi, S., Papathanasiou, G., Anagnostou, M., Galanos, A. and Chronopoulos, E. et.al. (2012) Lower extremity functional scale: (LEFS) cross cultural adaption into Greek and reliability properties of the instrument. Health science journal. 6(4), pp.750-773. en
heal.abstract Background: Functional ability is directly related to quality of life and its assessment is critical in clinical practice. There is lack of a worldwide accepted rating scale adapted in the Greek language for evaluating functional ability in patients with lower limb musculoskeletal disorders. The aim of this study was the cross-cultural adaption of the Lower Extremity Functional Scale into Greek (LEFSGreek) and the examination of its reliability properties in individuals with lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders. Method and Material: One hundred and one randomly selected individuals from a population consisting of community-dwelling elderly people with lower extremity musculoskeletal disorders participated in the present study. Item analysis of LEFSGreek was conducted based on the collected data at initial assessment (day-1). The reliability properties of the instrument were tested using the following measures; internal consistency, repeatability, test-retest reliability and convergent validity. Results: Item analysis demonstrated that all items of the scale had good variability. LEFS-Greek internal consistency was excellent with an overall Cronbach's a at 0.974. Pearson’s r and intraclass correlation coefficient revealed excellent correlations [0.986 and 0.986 respectively, (p<0.001)] between initial assessment and re-assessment (day-8). The paired samples t-test between the scale’s total score at initial assessment and re-assessment indicated no statistically significant differences (NS, p=0.658). LEFS-Greek convergent validity analysis indicated that the items were strongly related to the same construct. Conclusions: The Greek version of LEFS is a reliable assessment tool that can be used to measure functional ability in individuals with lower-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. en
heal.journalName Health science journal en
heal.journalType peer-reviewed
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