Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

4 Stage Balance Test

Purpose : Assessment of static balance in the assessment of sarcopenia (risk of falls)

 

Admin time :  3 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : GP or nurse 

 

Content : Four standing positions that get progressively harder to maintain are described, and the length of time each position can be held is measured.

 

Author : -

Copyright : Public Domain

4 Stage Balance Test

person walking with zimmer frame

This Tool is used in the evaluation of Sarcopenia

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stethoscope

This Tool is also used in the Physical Examination

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