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Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)
The instrument is freely available here: Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)
Supplemental-Highly Recommended: Sport-Related Concussion Persistent/Chronic (3 months and greater post concussion)
Supplemental: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Sport-Related Concussion (SRC) Subacute (after 72 hours to 3 months)
Short Description of Instrument
The Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) is used to assess the individual's ability to walk on a level surface, change gait speed, perform head turns while walking, stepping over and around objects, pivoting during walking, and stair climbing.
Rating from: normal, mild impairment, moderate impairment, severe impairment
Shumway-cook A, Woolacott MH. Control of posture and balance. In: Shumway-Cook A, Woolacott MH. Motor Control Theory and Practical Applications. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins; 1995: 120.  
Dynamic Gait Index (DGI)


Document last updated July 2019