gait speed

gait speed

The time it takes to walk a specified distance, usually 6 m or less. Slower speeds correlate with an increased risk of mortality in geriatric patients.
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In the Gait and Balance studies, intepirdine at 35mg could not show any improvement in gait speed in patients with dementia and gait impairment.
The key findings of the study include the improved balance, gait speed and mobility level in stroke patients.
The gait speed of the average self-selected velocity and the average fast-velocity assessed using 10-MWT for CMT patients were significantly slower than those in the control group (1.
The researchers took measurements of the mid-upper arm and calf circumferences, two numbers which are used to help determine muscle mass, and studied the patients' muscle function through their gait speed and grip strength.
We found that better nutrition, physical training and mental exercises can reverse frailty, enhance muscle strength and gait speed, reduce depressive symptoms and improve cognitive functioning.
Gait analysis for poststroke rehabilitation: the relevance of biomechanical analysis and the impact of gait speed.
The researchers used gait criteria, such as stride length, ambulatory time, gait speed, step count, cadence, stance time, and arm swing.
In addition, the concurrent validity study of the TGUGM test showed that this factor was associated with the Gait speed test (0.
Experts have developed several instruments to measure frailty by assessing gait speed, grip strength, or the accumulation of deficits like illness and disabilities.
Anthropometric measures, grip strength, and gait speed are easy, low-cost measures that can identify patients at increased risk.
This in terms of angular variation of balance and gait speed of its members.