10-Meter Walk Test (10MWT) for Annual Checkup
What it measures:
Walking speed in meters per second over a short duration
Members Only Content
Join APTA to get unlimited access to content including evidence-based research, guidance on payment changes, and other resources to help you thrive. Learn more about membership benefits.
Already a member? Log in
Date: October 13, 2014
Content Type: Test & Measure
Initially reviewed by the Rehabilitation Measures Team in 2010
You Might Also Like...
Test & Measure10-Meter Walk Test (10MWT) for Hip Fracture
Measures walking speed in meters per second (m/s) over a short duration.
Test & MeasureDynamic Gait Index (DGI) for Stroke
Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) for Stroke
Test & MeasureDynamic Gait Index for Parkinson Disease
Assesses an individual's ability to modify balance while walking in the presence of external demands