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Sources of Variability in Six Minute Walk Distance (6MWD, Six Minute Walk Test)

Purpose:

To identify factors affecting a patient's performance in the six minute walking distance (6MWD, six minute walk test).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

other testing, disability and performance

ICD-10:

I00-I99, J00-J99

Description:

The six minute walk distance (6MWD, six minute walk test) is a simple test of functional performance. Several factors may impact performance, so it is important to standardize it as much as possible.

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