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Table 2 The FSHD-COM

From: Clinical trial readiness to solve barriers to drug development in FSHD (ReSolve): protocol of a large, international, multi-center prospective study

Region ITEM References
Leg function Sit to stand
without hands
[51,52,53]
6 Minute Walk [54,55,56]
Self-selected gait speed [57,58,59]
Go 30′ [49, 55, 60]
Ascend/ descend stairs [49, 55, 60]
Shoulder / arm function Shoulder Abduction (R/L) [18, 60, 61]
Shoulder Forward Flexion (R/L) [18, 60, 61]
Elbow Flexion (R/L) [18, 60, 61]
Don/doff Coat [62]
Trunk function Pick up a penny from floor [62]
Sit up with feet held [4]
Supine to sit [4]
Hand function Hand Grip Force Men [49, 63,64,65]
Hand Grip Force Women [49, 63,64,65]
Balance TUG: Timed up and Go [66, 67]
  1. The FSHD-COM is an 18-item instrument comprised of individually validated motor tasks. More weight is given to leg function and shoulder/arm function which are the two most frequently cited areas of patient concern (table modified from Eichinger et al. [21])