Energy demands of walking in persons with postpoliomyelitis syndrome: relationship with muscle strength and reproducibility.


OBJECTIVES To describe the energy demands of walking in subjects with postpoliomyelitis syndrome (PPS) in comparison with the demands in healthy subjects, and to assess the reproducibility of walking energy measurements. DESIGN Four repeated measurements with a 1-week interval between each measurement. SETTING Outpatient clinic of a university hospital… (More)


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