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CDE ID C10974
CDE Name Manual muscle testing muscle score
Variable Name ManualMuscleTestScore
Definition

The score the participant/subject achieved on the Manual Muscle Testing (MMT) for the particular muscle.

Description

No movement;A flicker of movement is seen or felt in the muscle;Muscle moves the joint when gravity is eliminated;Muscle moves the joint against gravity, but not through full mechanical range of motion;Muscle cannot hold the joint against resistance, but moves the joint fully against gravity;Muscle moves the joint fully against gravity and is capable of transient resistance, but collapses abruptly;Same as grade 4, but muscle holds the joint only again minimal resistance;Muscle holds the joint against a combination of gravity and moderate resistance;Same as grade 4, but muscle holds the joint against moderate to maximal resistance;Barely detectable weakness;Normal Strength;

Instructions

For each muscle type tested, complete the assessment score for the side of the muscle tested using the Manual Muscle Testing Scale scores provided. If muscle type is not tested, select ‘Not Tested’.

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

0;1;2;3-;3;3+;4-;4;4+;5-;5;

Question Text Manual Muscle Testing Scale
Data Type Alphanumeric
Population Adult
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Motor Function
CRF Module Manual Muscle Testing-Using the Medical Research Council Muscle Grading Scale
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Core
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Previous Title Manual muscle testing muscle score
References

Kendall. Muscles: Testing and Function with Posture and Pain, 5th ed. Florence JM, Pandya S, King WM et al. Intrarater reliability of manual muscle test (Medical Research Council Scale) grades in Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy. Phys Ther 1992;72:115-126.

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Version Date 2013-07-22T16:57:17.79
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