Regression equations to predict 6-minute walk distance in Chinese adults aged 55–85 years

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Shirley P.C. Ngai, PhD; Alice Y.M. Jones, PhD; Sue C. Jenkins, PhD;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal,volume 32,issue 2,pages58-64 (issn: 1013-7025)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.hkpj.2014.04.001
  • Subject: RM1-950 | Therapeutics. Pharmacology | Chinese adults | healthy individuals | Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation | 6-minute walk distance | regression equation | exercise test

The 6-minute walk distance (6MWD) is used as a measure of functional exercise capacity in clinical populations and research. Reference equations to predict 6MWD in different populations have been established, however, available equations for Chinese population are scarc... View more
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