Walking economy of adults with Down syndrome.


This study intended to investigate walking economy (WE) in response to different treadmill speeds and grades in adults with Down syndrome (DS) and in non-disabled controls. Eighteen participants (14 males; 4 females) with DS (33.6+/-7.6 years) and 16 non-disabled (12 males, 4 females) controls (33.3+/-8.0 years) performed submaximal (2.5 km . h (-1) and 4… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1241211


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