Aim: Many studies have been performed on the methodological qualities of the (modified) Ashworth Scale but overall these studies seem inconclusive. The aim of this study was to investigate the construct validity and inter-rater reliability of the Ashworth Scale (AS) for the assessment of spasticity in the upper and lower extremities.
- spasticity in the upper and lower extremities
- BSS-Biomechatronics and rehabilitation technology
- Ashworth Scale