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Table 6 Test-retest and inter-rater reliabilities

From: A novel sensor-based assessment of lower limb spasticity in children with cerebral palsy

  Test-retest reliability Inter-rater reliability
Test (deg)
Mean (SD)
Re-test (deg)
Mean (SD)
ICC (95% CI) 1st Rater (deg)
Mean (SD)
2nd Rater (deg)
Mean (SD)
ICC (95% CI)
Knee flexor ROM
(R2)
cMTS 139.19 (10.48) 140.01 (8.59) 0.71 (0.38–0.80) 139.19 (10.48) 139.66 (8.35) 0.65 (0.43–0.77)
iMTS 144.73 (11.61) 142.34 (8.94) 0.84 (0.55–0.92) 144.73 (11.61) 142.34 (8.94) 0.81 (0.65–0.89)
AMR
(R1)
cMTS 122.94 (15.74) 120.27 (12.60) 0.50 (0.31–0.70) 122.94 (15.74) 125.88 (15.05) 0.50 (0.17–0.73)
iMTS 126.59 (14.82) 126.06 (14.32) 0.89 (0.80–0.95) 126.59 (14.82) 126.78 (14.75) 0.86 (0.63–0.95)
SA
(R2-R1)
cMTS 16.25 (12.38) 19.74 (11.09) 0.63 (0.27–0.78) 16.25 (12.38) 19.74 (11.09) 0.41 (0.48–0.61)
iMTS 18.63 (10.30) 17.76 (10.01) 0.81(0.74–0.91) 18.63 (10.30) 17.47 (10.56) 0.80 (0.53–0.90)
Knee extensor ROM
(R2)
cMTS 37.43 (16.16) 46.00 (14.82) 0.73 (0.35–0.79) 37.43 (16.16) 45.01 (19.02) 0.79 (0.50–0.85)
iMTS 47.91 (15.61) 46.94 (9.86) 0.83 (0.73–0.93) 47.91 (15.61) 45.25 (17.28) 0.88 (0.57–0.92)
AMR
(R1)
cMTS 39.49 (18.38) 45.76 (14.82) 0.64 (0.32–0.78) 39.49 (18.38) 54.68 (17.82) 0.59 (0.46–0.84)
iMTS 49.97 (16.08) 47.73 (8.92) 0.86 (0.74–0.93) 49.97 (16.08) 58.59 (16.01) 0.84 (0.70–0.92)
SA
(R2-R1)
cMTS −4.48 (3.59) −5.15 (4.92) 0.40 (0.24–0.59) − 4.48 (3.59) −9.67 (5.38) 0.50 (0.10–0.73)
iMTS −5.20 (5.43) −4.96 (4.46) 0.81 (0.63–0.91) −5.20 (5.43) −12.13 (9.47) 0.80 (0.54–0.86)
Ankle plantar-flexor ROM
(R2)
cMTS 22.77 (7.49) 24.44 (9.50) 0.94 (0.43–0.97) 22.77 (7.49) 21.21 (7.82) 0.94 (0.76–0.91)
iMTS 22.29 (10.57) 21.59 (8.78) 0.92 (0.65–0.89) 22.29 (10.57) 24.78 (8.86) 0.92 (0.66–0.92)
AMR
(R1)
cMTS 3.33 (7.57) 4.67 (6.12) 0.71 (0.46–0.78) 3.33 (7.57) 8.24 (9.82) 0.63 (0.38–0.83)
iMTS 8.27 (3.29) 6.40 (4.88) 0.83 (0.55–0.90) 8.27 (3.29) 10.27 (6.92) 0.83 (0.61–0.91)
SA
(R2-R1)
cMTS 19.44 (7.72) 19.47 (2.63) 0.63 (0.01–0.45) 19.44 (7.72) 12.97 (9.92) 0.19 (0.04–0.59)
iMTS 14.02 (8.44) 15.19 (9.87) 0.80 (0.68–0.96) 14.02 (8.44) 14.51 (9.46) 0.81 (0.68–0.89)
  1. CI denotes the confidence interval