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Assessment

The process by which the financial worth of property is determined. The amount at which an item is valued. A demand by the board of directors of a corporation for the payment of any money that is still owed on the purchase of capital stock. The determination of the amount of damages to be awarded to a plaintiff who has been successful in a lawsuit. The ascertainment of the pro rata share of taxes to be paid by members of a group of taxpayers who have directly benefited from a particular common goal or project according to the benefit conferred upon the individual or his or her property. This is known as a special assessment. The listing and valuation of property for purposes of fixing a tax upon it for which its owner will be liable. The procedure by which the Internal Revenue Service, or other government department of taxation, declares that a taxpayer owes additional tax because, for example, the individual has understated personal gross income or has taken deductions to which he or she is not entitled. This process is also known as a deficiency assessment.

ASSESSMENT. The making out a list of property, and fixing its valuation or appraisement; it is also applied to making out a list of persons, and appraising their several occupations, chiefly with a view of taxing the said persons and their property.

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[18.] Wolfson L, Whipple R, Amerman P, Tobin JN, Gait assessment in the elderly: a gait abnormality rating scale and its relation to falls.
It was, therefore, not subject to limitations of inadequate power, the uncertainty as to whether the fall may have caused the gait abnormality or difficulties with artificial gait assessments. However, as indicated above, one of the limitations of the study was that those with the poorest balance and mobility could not undertake the gait testfrequently because their stride length was too short to obtain a valid assessment.
Ladha et al., "Instrumented gait assessment with a single wearable: an introductory tutorial," F1000Research, vol.
Measures of T or Z P central tendency statistic value and precision Pretraining Change 6MWT (distance) Mean (SD) 301 (134) 77 (63) -6.779 .000 95% CI 252-351 54-100 BERG (score) Mean (SD) 4729 (8.92) 1.83 (4.36) -2.348 .013 95% CI 43-52 0.24-3.44 FGA (score) Mean (SD) 13.06 (4.75) 2.20 (3.65) -3.350 .001 95% CI 11.32-14.81 0.86-3.53 ABC (score) Median (IQR) 76 (22) (a) 4 (15) (a) -2.205b .014 95% CI 65-79 -0.93-10.39 6MWT: six-minute walk test; BERG: Berg Balance Scale; FGA: functional gait assessment; ABC: Activities Specific Balance Confidence Scale.
Farren, "A review of observational gait assessment in clinical practice," Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, vol.
Abbreviations: BWS = body-weight-supported, BWSTT = BWS treadmill training, FES = functional electrical stimulation, FES-IM = FES with intramuscular electrodes, GAIT = Gait Assessment and Intervention Tool, GF = guidance force, IM = intramuscular, SCI = spinal cord injury, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
North Yorkshire Physiotherapy: Based in Stokesley, the company provides evidence-based physiotherapy services, in clinic and home visits, including gait assessments and orthotic provision.
In fact, Fit2Run offers services such as Video Gait Assessments, which allows their professionally trained staff to customize a runner's shoes to their specific gait patterns.
([dagger]) For baseline and termination (discharge), we conducted gait assessments 1 wk before and after the first and last training visit, respectively.
Tinetti described two versions of the screening tool in different articles: one comprising 13 balance and 9 gait assessments [35] and one 8 balance tests (maximum score 15) and 8 gait tests (maximum score 13) [23].