10-Meter Walk Test (10MWT) for Parkinson Disease (PD)
What it measures:
Walking speed in meters per second (m/s) over a short duration
People with Parkinson disease (PD)
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Date: April 29, 2013
Content Type: Test & Measure
David Scalzitti, PT, PhD; Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS
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