Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences




Background/aim: The aim of this study is to assess the validity and reliability of Turkish translation of thePhysical Activity Scale for Individuals with Physical Disabilities (PASIPD) in a disabled Turkish population.Materials and methods: Following the translation protocol of the PASIPD, the Turkish version of the PASIPD, Short Form-36, and International Physical Activity Questionnaire were administered to 198 developmentally and physically disabled individuals.Results: The Turkish version of the PASIPD was found to be reliable. The domains of the Turkish version of the PASIPD were also found to be valid. Four factors were obtained from the questionnaire. The ICC was 1.0 since all the respondents reported the same answers in the test and retest. The Cronbach ∝ for the PASIPD was 0.60.Conclusion: The Turkish version of the PASIPD survey is valid and reliable for developmentally and physically disabled Turkish individuals and professionals can use it to assess physical activity level.


Disabled, physical activity, level, impairment

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