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Table 3 Summary of psychometric properties and clinical utility of the outcome measures of impaired body function that met the standards or criteria set for the psychometric properties by the authors of the reviews

From: An overview of systematic reviews on upper extremity outcome measures after stroke

  FMA MI-arm CMSA STREAM Kinematics
References [32] [14,38] [32,37] [32] [14] [21] [14]
Psychometric properties        
Content validity       + NA
Internal consistency   ***     + NA
Construct validity + ***    *** + **
Concurrent validity + *** + +   +  
Floor/ceiling effect   **    NR   NR
Intra-rater, test-retest reliability + *** +   NR + ***
Inter-rater reliability + *** + + *** +  
Responsiveness   ** *   NR   ***
MCID, points   7p    NR   NR
MDC/SDD, points    12p     
Clinical utility        
Time to administer, minutes   20 10-15   60   varies
Administration burden   **    *   **
  1. +Met the criteria set by the authors of the reviews (not graded); ***High/excellent/very good; **Moderate/good/adequate; *Low/poor; Administration burden includes: administration, scoring, interpretation and cost. Abbreviations: NR Not reported, NA Not applicable, p points, s seconds, MCID Minimal clinically important difference, MDC Minimal detectable change, SDD smallest detectable difference, empty space: not covered by the reviews; FMA Fugl-Meyer Assessment (motor), MI Motoricity Index, CMSA Chedoke-McMaster Stroke Assessment, STREAM Stroke Rehabilitation, Assessment Movement, FMA demonstrated a high level of measurement quality and clinical utility.