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What does MAS stand for?

MAS stands for Motor Assessment Scale (clinical evaluation method)


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2004), Fugl-Meyer Upper Limb (Fugl-Meyer, Jaasko, Leyman, Olsson, & Steglind, 1975), Modified Ashworth Scale (Bohannon & Smith, 1987), Motor Assessment Scale (Carr, Shepherd, Nordholm, & Lynne, 1985), Motor Club Assessment (Ashburn, 1982), Motricity Index (Demeurisse, Demol & Robaye, 1980), Nine Hole Peg Test (Mathiowetz, Weber, Vollaqnd & Kashman, 1984), Rivermead Motor Assessment (Lincoln & Leadbitter, 1979), Trunk Control Test (Collins & Wade, 1990) and Wolf Motor Function Test (Wolf, Catlin, Ellis, Archer, Morgan, & Piacentino, 2001).
On admission to rehabilitation after stroke, validated measures of activity limitation that focus on or include mobility, such as the Motor Assessment Scale (Carr et al 1985), Functional Independence Measure (Kidd et al 1995), walking speed (Wade et al 1987), and Timed Up and Go Test (Podsiadlo and Richardson 1991) are commonly recorded.
Concurrent validity has been confirmed by comparison with the upper limb component of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment and the Motor Assessment Scale (MAS) (Van der Lee et al 2001).
Patients were included if they were currently immobile, defined as scoring less than 3 points on Item 5 (Walking) of the Motor Assessment Scale (Carr et al 1985); had not yet developed an ankle contracture, defined as their affected ankle dorsiflexion being within 10 degrees of their intact ankle; and were able to walk before their stroke.