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Borg's rating of perceived exertion scales: do the verbal anchors mean the same for different clinical groups?

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OBJECTIVE: To examine the interpretation of the verbal anchors used in the Borg rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scales in different clinical groups and a healthy control group. DESIGN: Prospective experimental study. SETTING: Rehabilitation center. PARTICIPANTS: Nineteen subjects with brain injury, 16 with chronic low back pain (CLBP), and 20 healthy controls. INTERVENTIONS: Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Subjects used a visual analog scale (VAS) to rate their interpretation of th...

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10.1016/j.apmr.2004.10.043

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
Volume:
86
Issue:
5
Pages:
912-916
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1532-821X
ISSN:
0003-9993
URN:
uuid:fd72b9b6-2a69-47ca-97f0-e0a40274cd4c
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107500
Local pid:
pubs:107500

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