Suh-Jen Lin

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Physical activity is important for general health. For an individual with amputation to sustain physical activity, certain functional capacity might be needed. Gait variability is related to the incidence of falls. This study explored the relationship between physical activity and a few common performance measures (six-minute walk test, step length(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was to report the within-day test-retest reliability and the measurement properties of the six-minute walk test (6MWT) in persons with lower-limb (transtibial) amputation. DESIGN Test-retest study design. SETTING University research laboratory. PARTICIPANTS Subjects (N=13) with transtibial amputation (9 men and 4 women; mean age,(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this review was to assess the quality of evidence on inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in patients with heart failure and to provide an overview on subject selection, training protocols, and outcome achieved with IMT. METHODS Literature search was first performed via the PubMed database, and additional references were identified(More)
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