6 Minute Walk Test

A walking exercise to test the exercise tolerance in chronic respiratory disease and heart failure. The total distance that you covered for a time of 6 minutes is used as the outcome to compare if there are changes of oxygen levels, difficulty in breathing and chest tightness.

Preparation

  1. Wear loose or comfortable clothing.
  2. Wear appropriate footwear.
  3. Light meals is allowed 1 hour prior to the test.

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