The STEPS© was developed by the research team at the MEND lab at Ohio State University. This tool is designed to provide a means for therapists to assess safety of clients ascending and descending stairs. Its reliability and validity have been established. Click below to download the STEPS Tool.
Studies on or using the STEPS Tool
Kloos AD, Kegelmeyer DA, Ambrogi K, Kline D, McCormack-Mager M, et al. (2019) The Step Test Evaluation of Performance on Stairs (STEPS): Validation and reliability in a neurological disorder. PLOS ONE 14(3): e0213698.