Reliability and validity of the Sensory Motor Performance Scale in infants aged 2-15 months (ECDSM2-15) with motor delay or cerebral palsy

F. Solís-Flores, A. Moraga-Aguilar, M. Rodríguez-Sáez, P. San Martín-Peñailillo

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Resumen

.U. y SERMEF Introduction: The Sensory Motor Performance Scale (ECDSM2-15), recently developed using Delphi methodology, is a scale to assess the sensory and motor development of infants aged 2 to 15 months previously diagnosed with motor delay or cerebral palsy. This scale classifies the strategies used by infants into typical/normal, delayed, and atypical/patology and identifies the influence of the components of alignment, movement, and support base on functional outcome. Given its importance, there is a need to analyse the biometric characteristics of this scale. Objective: To determine the reliability and construct validity of the ECDSM2-15 scale. Patients and methods: A descriptive and prospective study was conducted in 454 boys and girls aged 2 to 15 months who showed delayed motor development or were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the Teletón-Chile Institutes, Pedro Aguirre Cerda National Rehabilitation Hospital, and Amancay Neurological Rehabilitation Center. Reliability and construct validity analyses were performed. Results: Internal consistency and intra-observer variability showed a Cronbach's alpha > 0.80. Variability of evaluators versus control group showed a Kappa index> 0.60. Factor analysis showed a significant Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin index > 0.7 with Bartlett's sphericity test (p <.0001). The analysis of principal components with varimax rotation in the six subscales explained between 60 and 87% of the variance. Conclusion: The scale is reliable, consistent and valid in its construct and can be used in assessment, clinical follow-up and research.
Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
Páginas (desde-hasta)158-166
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónRehabilitacion
Volumen52
N.º3
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 1 jul 2018
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Infant
  • Motor development
  • Qualitative sensory motor performance
  • Reliability
  • Validity

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