Six-minute walk distance as a measure of functional exercise capacity in multiple sclerosis


Savci S., Inal-Ince D. , Arikan H., Guclu-Gunduz A., Cetisli-Korkmaz N., Armutlu K., ...More

DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION, vol.27, no.22, pp.1365-1371, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 22
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/09638280500164479
  • Title of Journal : DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.1365-1371

Abstract

Purpose. We hypothesised that six-minute walk (6MWT) distance of patients with ambulatory multiple sclerosis (MS) would differ from age-matchcd healthy control subjects. We also investigated the contribution of demographic, physical and physiological factors to impaired functional capacity in MS.