March 14, 2019 @ 10:55 AM

We initially set out to convert 10 pages from the RSB paper-based assessment process to a tablet-based app to standardize the assessment process and to centralize the data collection.  The data collected could provide valuable information about boxing as exercise therapy for Parkinson's.  We soon discovered that our 10 pages were vastly inadequate to produce meaningful research analysis as we had been using them.  As an example, nowhere on our forms do we record whether they are men or women!

Examples of information we added:

  • Gender:  Necessary to compare by gender.
  • Age:  Necessary to compare by age groups.
  • Boxer Intensity: A coach assigned value indicating the effort a boxer puts forth. .........
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