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Frailty in Older Adults

● Frailty is a health condition that effects increasing numbers of the population past the age of 65

● The modified Physical Performance Test (mPPT) is a test that assesses multiple dimensions of physical function with different levels of difficulty. It has been shown to assess frailty in an older adult population.

● Due to health care barriers, it may be advantageous to assess individuals via telehealth.

● It is critical to determine the concurrent validity of telehealth delivery of mPPT with that of a clinical setting to determine if it can increase access to care