Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 203–213 | Cite as

Reliability and Validity of a New Computer-Administered Pictorial Activity and Task Sort

  • John Mayer
  • Vert Mooney
  • Leonard Matheson
  • Scott Leggett
  • Joe Verna
  • Greg Balourdas
  • Greg DeFilippo


Development of a new pictorial activity and task sort and examination of its reliability and validity is described. The Multidimensional Task Ability Profile (MTAP) is the latest in a series of measures that use a combination of drawings and task descriptions in a self-report format to assess functional capacity. The MTAP is found to be reliable on a test-retest and split-half basis. The concurrent validity of the MTAP was examined in performance testing of lift capacity. Results demonstrate that the MTAP has good concurrent validity.


function sorts functional capacity evaluation self-report measures questionnaires 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Mayer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vert Mooney
    • 1
  • Leonard Matheson
    • 1
  • Scott Leggett
    • 1
  • Joe Verna
    • 1
  • Greg Balourdas
    • 1
  • Greg DeFilippo
    • 1
  1. 1.US Spine & Sport FoundationSan Diego
  2. 2.US Spine & Sport FoundationSan Diego

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