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Summary

What it measures:

Gait and aerobic capacity

The American Thoracic Society guidelines for the 6MWT recommend use of a 30-meter or 100-foot walkway with the length of the corridor marked every 3 meters. Turnaround points are to be marked by a cone (ATS, 2002).


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