BioMed Central Musculoskeletal Disorders
While musculoskeletal problems are leading sources of disability, there has been little research on measuring the number of functionally limiting musculoskeletal problems for use as predictor of outcome in studies of chronic disease. This paper reports on the development and preliminary validation of a self administered musculoskeletal functional limitations index.
Katz, Jeffrey N.; Wright, Elizabeth A.; Baron, John A.; and Losina, Elena, "Development and Validation of an Index of Musculoskeletal Functional Limitations" (2009). Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles. 656.