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The reliability and validity of gait speed with different walking pace and distances against general health, physical function,

Lifestyle Disease
Kim HJ et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, FFM, SMM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Exercise Nutrition & Biochemistry

[Purpose] Gait speed is an important objective values associated with several health-related outcomes including functional mobility in aging people. However, walking test methodologies and descriptions are not standardized considering specific aims of research. This study examine the reliability and validity of gait speed measured at various distances and paces in elderly Koreans.[Methods] Fifty-four female participants≥ 70 years of age were recruited from a local retirement community. Gait speed was assessed at 4, 6 and 10 meters …
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