Timed Up and Go (TUG) Reference Values and Predictive Cutoffs for Fall Risk and Disability in Singaporean Community-Dwelling Adults: Yishun Cross-Sectional Study and Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study

April 2, 2021

The “timed up and go” (TUG) test is a simple and widely used test of overall functional mobility. There is a paucity of TUG normative data among Asian individuals who differ in habitual gait speed and fall risk from Western population. The objectives of this study were to determine TUG reference values and optimum cutoffs predicting prevalent and incident disability for community-dwelling adults.