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Asgari M, Babaee T, Jalali M, Saeedi H. Reliability and Validity of the Adapted Persian Version of the Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities. Iranian Rehabilitation Journal. 2022; 20 (1)
URL: http://irj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1459-en.html
1- MSc, Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- PhD, Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (392 Views)
Objective: The specific objective of this study was to culturally adapt the original English version of the Physical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities (PASIPD) for the Persian-speaking persons with lower-limb amputations (LLAs), and to evaluate its reliability and construct validity.
Methods: This was a multicenter cross-sectional repeated measure study. Cultural adaptation process was conducted according to an accepted international guideline. Thus, a total of 197 Persian-speaking individuals with LLA was recruited to investigate the reliability and validity of the PASIPD. Reliability analyses were assessed by Cronbach’s α and Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient. Association between the PASIPD scores and the Prosthetic Limb User Survey of Mobility scores was examined for evaluating convergent validity of the PASIPD. Known-groups validity was assessed based on sex, amputation causes, and amputation levels.
Results: The PASIPD had an acceptable internal uniformity (Cronbach alpha of 0.68) and test-retest reproducibility (r= 0.70). There was a small correlation between the PASIPD and Prosthetic Limb User Survey of Mobility (r=0.26; p=0). Some items of PASIPD could discriminate individuals with different causes of amputation and sex. Factor analysis extracted four main factors that explained for 65.4% of the variance.
Discussion: The Persian version of the PASIPD has an acceptable reliability and validity for assessing the physical activity of persons with LLAs.
     
Article type: Original Research Articles | Subject: Orthosis and Prosthesis
Received: 2021/09/11 | Accepted: 2022/01/17 | Published: 2022/06/29

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