Three-axis accelerometer system for comparison of gait parameters in children with cystic fibrosis and healthy peers.

Ergin E., SAVCI S., ÖZCAN KAHRAMAN B., Tanriverdi A., ÖZSOY İ., Atakul G., ...More

Gait & posture, vol.78, pp.60-64, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2020.02.018
  • Journal Name: Gait & posture
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Abstracts in Social Gerontology, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.60-64
  • Keywords: Cystic fibrosis, Functional exercise capacity, Gait parameters, Accelerometer, Six-minute walk distance, BIOELECTRICAL-IMPEDANCE, EXERCISE CAPACITY, WALK TEST, VALIDATION, DISTANCE, VALUES, SPEED
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Cystic Fibrosis (CF), affecting functional exercise capacity generally measured by submaximal exercise test such as 6min walk test, is a progressive, autosomal recessive and metabolic disorder. Three-axis accelerometers, which are used during gait, are an easy way to assess gait parameters in patients and healthy individuals. Gait parameters were significantly associated with clinical outcomes of COPD. However, the association between gait parameters and clinical outcomes in children with CF is unclear.