6-Minute Walk Test (6MWT) for Stroke
What it measures:
Aerobic capacity; gait
People with stroke
Professional Association Recommendations:
- Highly recommended in acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home health, skilled nursing, and outpatient care.
- Highly recommended in acute (6 mo) settings.
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Date: June 12, 2013
Content Type: Test & Measure
David Scalzitti, PT, PhD, Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist; Jane Sullivan, PT, DHS
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