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Table 5 Factors influencing respondents who want to better assess reactive postural control (n = 308)

From: Clinical balance assessment: perceptions of commonly-used standardized measures and current practices among physiotherapists in Ontario, Canada

“What has influenced your ability to assess reactive postural control in the past?” n %
Lack of knowledge 178 57.8
Lack of time 143 46.4
Tools not available 119 38.6
Tools not appropriate for population 80 26.0
Lack of equipment 76 24.7
Lack of consensus on what to assess 52 16.9
Sensitivity to change 46 14.9
Tools difficult to administer 35 11.4
Low priority 10 3.2
Patient environment 4 1.3
Beliefs about assessment 3 1.0
Patient cognition 1 0.3
Patient pain 1 0.3
Lack of personnel 1 0.3
Confidence in administering tests 1 0.3
Confidence about reliability of tests 1 0.3