Geriatric Examination Tool Kit

The Functional Gait Assessment (FGA)

Wrisley D, et al. (2004) Reliability, Internal Consistency, and Validity of Data Obtained With the Functional Gait Assessment. PTJ 84:10. 906-918.


FGA cutoff score of 22/30 is effective in classifying fall risk in older adults and predicting unexplained falls in community-dwelling older adults.
Wrisley DM, Kumar NA. (2010). Functional gait assessment: concurrent, discriminative, and predictive validity in community-dwelling older adults. Phys Ther. 90(5):761-73. (full article)


FGA: Norms by decade
Walker.2007. Reference Group Data for the Functional Gait Assessment. PTJ 87(11):1468-1477. (full article)


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Prost, E. (2013). Examination Tool Kit. University of Missouri,
School of Health Professions, Department of Physical Therapy

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