An assessment of walking speed in meters per second over a short period of time to help measure the functional mobility of those affected by acquired brain injury; hip fracture; movement disorders; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson disease; stroke, spinal cord and other injuries. The person is instructed to walk a set distance, e.g., 6 meters, 10 meters, etc. The time it takes for the person to walk the distance is measured; the distance covered is divided by the time it took the person to walk that distance.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Ten-meter Walk Test, 10-meter Walk Test." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/0/ten_meter_walk_test_10_meter_walk_test.
Ten-meter walk test, 10-meter walk test. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/0/ten_meter_walk_test_10_meter_walk_test. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Ten-meter walk test, 10-meter walk test. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/0/ten_meter_walk_test_10_meter_walk_test
Ten-meter Walk Test, 10-meter Walk Test [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/0/ten_meter_walk_test_10_meter_walk_test.
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