APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Version 3.0 contains general categories of tests and measures that the physical therapist may decide to use during an initial examination visit or during subsequent visits as part of reexamination. Physical therapists may decide to use tests and measures that are not described in the Guide, following the principles stated in the Standards for Tests and Measurements in Physical Therapy Practice. (1)
1. Rothstein JM, Campbell SK, Echternach JL, et al, on behalf of the Task Force on Standards for Measurement in Physical Therapy. Standards for Tests and Measurements in Physical Therapy Practice. Phys Ther. 1991;71:589-622.
Specific Tests and Measures
ALERT: This page will be updated as summaries on tests and measures in this category are linked from PTNow and as new test summaries are added to the PTNow site. In the meantime, you can explore tests and measures using keyword search box at the Tests & Measures page of PTNow.