Faculty Publications

Title

Development and validation of a movement and activity in physical space score as a functional outcome measure

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Environment, Geographic information systems, Motor activity, Rehabilitation

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Volume

92

Issue

10

First Page

1652

Last Page

1658

Abstract

Herrmann SD, Snook EM, Kang M, Scott CB, Mack MG, Dompier TP, Ragan BG. Development and validation of a Movement and Activity in Physical Space score as a functional outcome measure. Objective: To develop and validate a functional measure, the Movement and Activity in Physical Space (MAPS) score, that encompasses both physical activity and environmental interaction. Design: Observational matched-pair cohort with 2-month follow-up. Setting: General community under free-living conditions. Participants: Adult participants (N=18; n=9 postsurgical, n=9 matched control; mean age ± SD, 28.9±12.0y) were monitored by an accelerometer and global positioning system receiver for 3 days within 1 week (4.1±2.8d) after knee surgery (T=0) and 2 months later (T+2). The healthy controls were matched for age, sex, smoking, perceived physical activity level, and occupation of a postsurgical participant. Correlation, t test (with Bonferroni adjustment: α=.05/2), analysis of variance, and intraclass correlation coefficient were used to establish validity and reliability evidence. Interventions: Not applicable. Main Outcome Measure: MAPS scores. Results: MAPS scores were moderately correlated with the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (P<.05). There was a significant group difference at T = 0 for MAPS (t 9.9=3.60; P=.01). Analysis of variance results for the MAPS indicated a time and group interaction (F 1,12=4.60, P=.05). Reliability of 3 days of MAPS scores ranged from 0.75 to 0.81 (postsurgical and control), and 2-month test-retest reliability in the control group was 0.94. Conclusions: The results provide a foundation of convergent and known-group difference validity evidence along with reliability evidence for the use of MAPS as a functional outcome measure. © 2011 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Original Publication Date

10-1-2011

DOI of published version

10.1016/j.apmr.2011.05.001

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