Arm span as a predictor of the six-minute walk test in healthy children


ÖZCAN KAHRAMAN B., Yuksel E., Nalbant A., KOÇAK U. Z., ÜNVER B.

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, vol.25, no.3, pp.281-285, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2020.07.003
  • Journal Name: BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Fuente Academica Plus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.281-285
  • Keywords: Anthropometry, Children, Function, Walking, MID-UPPER ARM, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCES, PULMONARY-FUNCTION, ESTIMATING HEIGHT, REFERENCE VALUES, STATEMENT, EQUATION, STATURE, LENGTH
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Six-minute walk test (6MWT) is the most used test to assess functional capacity. Including arm span in the prediction equations for 6MWT performance might be an alternative for use in traditional reference equations.