Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand one leg scale

General Details:

Name:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand one leg scale
Steward:
NINDS
Definition:
The scale for assessment of standing on one leg based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person's static and dynamic balance abilities.
Registration Status:
Qualified

Permissible Values:

Value Type:
Value List
Unit of Measure:
Ids:
Value Code Name Code Code System Code Description
4 able to lift leg independently and hold > 10 seconds able to lift leg independently and hold > 10 seconds
3 able to lift leg independently and hold 5-10 seconds able to lift leg independently and hold 5-10 seconds
2 able to lift leg independently and hold L 3 seconds able to lift leg independently and hold L 3 seconds
1 tries to lift leg unable to hold 3 seconds but remains standing independently. tries to lift leg unable to hold 3 seconds but remains standing independently.
0 unable to try of needs assist to prevent fall unable to try of needs assist to prevent fall

Designations:

Designation:
Berg Balance Scale (BBS) - stand one leg scale
Tags:
Designation:
Standing on one leg
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Question Text

Designations:

Definition:
The scale for assessment of standing on one leg based on the Berg Balance Scale (or BBS), a clinical test of a person's static and dynamic balance abilities.
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Document:
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.

Identifiers:

Source:
NLM
Id:
cAa7FXw0zZE
Version:
3.1
Source:
NINDS
Id:
C17394
Version:
3
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BRICS Variable Name
Id:
BBSStndOneLegScale
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