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Besty Donahoe-Fillmore, PT, PhD, PCS; Mary I. Fisher, PT, PhD, OCS, CLT
The Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency, 2nd edition (BOT-2) is a widely used standardized tool to assess gross motor function, including balance, in children ages 4-21.The Four Square Step Test (FSST) was developed as a reliable assessment tool to assess fall risk in the geriatric population, however there is limited research on its use in the pediatric population. The Y-Balance Test (YBT) was developed to detect functional deficits in the athletic population, it is unknown if this is a reliable test in the pediatric population.
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Collier, Sarah; Lucas, Kendra; Meyer, Leah; Watamaniuk, Amanda; Waterman, Kelsey; and Zappia, Ashely, "The Use of the Four Square Step Test and the Y Balance Test to Assess Balance in Typical Children Ages 6-10 Years" (2016). University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Annual Research Symposium. 26.