The 4MGS measures locomotion. Participants walk a short distance at their usual pace, completing one practice and two timed trials. Scores are recorded as time in seconds required to walk 4 meters on each of two trials, with the better trial used for scoring.
Year: 2018 Authors: Bisca et al Disease: Obesity Outcome: Physical Activity
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Measure: Physical activity
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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: Bisca, G. W., Fava, L. R., Morita, A. A., Machado, F., Pitta, F., & Hernandes, N. A. (2018). 4-Meter Gait Speed Test in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: INTERRATER RELIABILITY USING A STOPWATCH. Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention, 38(4), E10–E13.
Target population: Elderly Focus Disease specific Notes COPD Translations available: Yes Original version validated: Yes Original language: Portugese Form of delivery: Medical examination Licence needed: Unclear 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000297