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Table 11 (abstract P29) Intra-rater reliability (muscle groups)

From: 5th National Congress of the Italian Society of Physiotherapy

  Muscle group Reliability Correlation coefficient (95% CI) No. of studies No. of participants COSMIN
MAS elbow flexors Intra-rater 0.75 (0.68 to 0.82) a 6 201 4P/2F
MAS wrist flexors Intra-rater 0.68 (0.56 to 0.80) 4 152 2P/2F
MAS hip adductors Intra-rater 0.66 (0.61 to 0.71) 5 130 3P/2F
MAS knee flexors Intra-rater 0.62 (0.48 to 0.76) 7 215 4P/3F
MAS knee extensors Intra-rater 0.53 (0.36 to 0.71) 2 37 2P/0F
MAS ankle plantaflexors Intra-rater 0.60 (0.52 to 0.68) 7 215 4P/3F
MAS elbow flexors Inter-rater 0.77 (0.62 to 0.91) a 5 211 3P/2F
MAS wrist flexors Inter-rater 0.68 (0.49 to 0.87) 4 132 3P/1F
MMAS elbow flexors Inter-rater 0.83 (0.72 to 0.94) a 3 100 0P/3F
MMAS wrist flexors Inter-rater 0.87 (0.78 to 0.96) a 2 45 0P/2F
MAS hip adductors Inter-rater 0.60 (0.41 to 0.80) 5 110 3P/2F
MAS hip internal rotators Inter-rater 0.63 (0.43 to 0.83) 2 55 0P/2F
MAS elbow flexors Inter-rater 0.60 (0.46 to 0.74) 6 178 4P/2F
MAS knee extensors Inter-rater 0.37 (0.34 to 0.41) 2 37 2P/0F
MAS ankle plantaflexors Inter-rater 0.45 (0.36 to 0.54) 7 195 4P/3F
  1. MAS Modified Ashworth Scale, MMAS Modified Modified Ashworth Scale, P poor, F fair
  2. a correlation coefficient >0.70