In the 2 minute walking test, the speed of walking comfortably and the maximum walking speed are measured over a distance of 2 meters. If necessary, it is allowed to use a walking aid / orthoses, but the patient must be able to walk without assistance from third parties. With the help of this test, statements can be made about the physical ability to walk, walking speed and endurance
Year: 1982 Authors: Butland et al. Disease: Heart Failure Outcome: Exercise capacity (including effort test)
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Measure: Exercise capacity
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Number of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 1
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Scale: Higher scores are better Reference: Butland, R. J., Pang, J. A. C. K., Gross, E. R., Woodcock, A. A., & Geddes, D. M. (1982). Two-, six-, and 12-minute walking tests in respiratory disease. British medical journal (Clinical research ed.), 284(6329), 1607.
Target population: General population Focus Generic Translations available: Unclear Original version validated: Yes Original language: English Form of delivery: Medical examination Licence needed: Unclear