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CDE ID C14705
CDE Name Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – unsupport stand front foot scale
Variable Name BBSUnsprtStndFrntFtScale
Definition

The scale for assessment of standing unsupported one foot in front based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person’s static and dynamic balance abilities.

Description

able to place foot tandem independently and hold 30 seconds;able to place foot ahead independently and hold 30 seconds;able to take small step independently and hold 30 seconds;needs help to step but can hold 15 seconds;loses balance while stepping or standing;

Instructions

(DEMONSTRATE TO SUBJECT) Place one foot directly in front of the other. If you feel that you cannot place your foot directly in front, try to step far enough ahead that the heel of your forward foot is ahead of the toes of the other foot. (To
score 3 points, the length of the

Input Restrictions Single Pre-Defined Value Selected
Permissible Values

4;3;2;1;0;

Question Text Standing unsupported one foot in front
Data Type Numeric values
Population Adult, Pediatric
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Domain Outcomes and End Points
SubDomain Trunk Control/Balance
CRF Module Berg Balance Scale (BBS)
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Supplemental
Copyright/Trademark
Previous Title Berg Balance Scale (BBS) – unsupport stand front foot scale
References

Berg K, Wood-Dauphinee S, Williams JI and Gayton D. (1989): Measuring balance in the elderly: preliminary development of an instrument. Physiotherapy Canada 41: 304-311.

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Version Date 2013-06-11T00:00:00
Version Number 3