Fullerton Advanced Balance scale (FAB)
Instructions for administering the test
California State University, Fullerton. College of Health and Human Development, Center for Successful Aging. (2008). The Fullerton Advanced Balance Scale. Retrieved 6-9-2012. http://hhd.fullerton.edu/csa/centerproducts/centerproducts_assessment.htm
"The probability of
falling increased by 8% with each 1-point decrease in total FAB scale
score ... a cut-off score of 25 out of 40 on the FAB scale
produced the highest sensitivity (74.6%) and specificity (52.6%) in
predicting faller status."
Rose DJ, Lucchese N, Wiersma LD. (2006). Development of a multidimensional balance scale for use with functionally independent older adults. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 87:1478-85.