Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Share this article on:

Participation Assessment With Recombined Tools–Objective (PART-O)

Bogner, Jennifer PhD, ABPP; Bellon, Kimberly BSW, CBIS; Kolakowsky-Hayner, Stephanie A. PhD, CBIST; Whiteneck, Gale PhD, FACRM

Section Editor(s): Caplan, Bruce PhD, ABPP; Bogner, Jennifer PhD, ABPP

The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation: July/August 2013 - Volume 28 - Issue 4 - p 337–339
doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e31829af969
Tools for Clinical Use

The Participation Assessment with Recombined Tools-Objective (PART-O) is an outcome scale measuring participation in the community. The PART-O consolidates questions from 3 commonly used instruments, and measures 3 domains of community participation postrehabilitation: Productivity, Out and About, and Social Relations. Information on administration and psychometrics are provided.

Rehabilitation Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California (Ms Bellon and Dr Kolakowsky-Hayner); Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ohio State University, Columbus (Dr Bogner); and Craig Hospital, Englewood, Colorado (Dr Whiteneck).

Corresponding Author: Kimberly Bellon, BSW, CBIS, Rehabilitation Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 751 S Bascom Ave, San Jose, CA 95125 (

This research was supported by grants from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Department of Education, TBI Model Systems grants to Ohio State University (H133A120086), Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (H133A070038), and Craig Hospital (H133A120032). However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and the reader should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

© 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins