Reference values of the 6-minute walk test in healthy Turkish children and adolescents between 11 and 18 years of age.

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INTRODUCTION Normal values of the 6-min walk distance (6MWD) for children have not been well demonstrated. This limits the interpretation of the 6MWD in children. METHODS A cross-sectional prospective study was designed. A total of 949 (467 males, 482 females) healthy children were recruited randomly from 7 Turkish secondary schools in Ankara. The 6-min… (More)
DOI: 10.4187/respcare.02891

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@article{Kanburolu2014ReferenceVO, title={Reference values of the 6-minute walk test in healthy Turkish children and adolescents between 11 and 18 years of age.}, author={Mehmet Kenan Kanburoğlu and Fevzi Murat Ozdemir and Seçil Ozkan and Fatma Sedef Tunaoğlu}, journal={Respiratory care}, year={2014}, volume={59 9}, pages={1369-75} }