Timed Up and Go (TUG)

 

Purpose of the measure
The Timed Up and Go (TUG) is a screening tool used to test basic mobility skills of frail elderly patients (60-90 years old). The TUG can be used with, but is not limited to, persons with stroke.

Author*: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT; Geneva Zaino Bsc PT
Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc
Evidence reviewed as of before 19-08-2008

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools,
tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.