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Table 5 Summary of outcome measures

From: Effects of local treatment with and without sensorimotor and balance exercise in individuals with neck pain: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Primary outcome measures Data collection instruments
 Postural stability A swaymeter
- Sway displacement  
- Sway area  
 Cervical joint position error A laser-pointer attached to a lightweight headband
Secondary outcome measures
 Gait speed 10-m walk test
  Dizziness intensity VAS (0-100 mm)
 Neck pain intensity VAS (0-100 mm)
 Neck disability NDI-TH (0-100)
 Pain extent and location iPad and custom software
 Cervical range of motion A CROM instrument
 Functional ability status PFSF (scale range 0-10)
 Health-related quality of life Thai SF-36 (scale range 0-100)
 Global perceived benefit of treatment A seven-point ordinal Likert scale (1-7)
  1. All outcome measures will be recorded at baseline, immediately after intervention, 3, 6 and 12 months follow-ups. VAS Visual analogue scale, NDI-TH Neck disability index-Thai version, Thai SF-36 Thai version of short form 36, CROM Cervical range of motion, PFSF The patient-specific functional scale