ten-meter walk test, 10-meter walk test
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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Ten-meter Walk Test, 10-meter Walk Test." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/all/ten_meter_walk_test__10_meter_walk_test.
Ten-meter walk test, 10-meter walk test. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/all/ten_meter_walk_test__10_meter_walk_test. Accessed May 28, 2023.
Ten-meter walk test, 10-meter walk test. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/all/ten_meter_walk_test__10_meter_walk_test
Ten-meter Walk Test, 10-meter Walk Test [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 28]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773997/all/ten_meter_walk_test__10_meter_walk_test.
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