The treadmill test had a constant and gruadal increasement of the steepnes and is used to determine the objective decline in maximal performance distance in patients with peripheral arterial diseases.
Authors: Gardner et al
Outcome: Physical activity / Muscle strenght See more tools that use this outcomeMeasure: Exercise capacity See more tools that use this measureNumber of RCTs that used this tool (in our study): 2 See the RCTsScale: Higher scores are better
Reference: Gardner, A. W., Skinner, J. S., Cantwell, B. W., & Smith, L. K. (1991). Progressive vs single-stage treadmill tests for evaluation of claudication. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 23(4), 402–408.
Target population: General population
Translations available: Yes
Original version validated: Yes
Original language: English
Form of delivery: Medical examination
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