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Predictors of 6-minute walk test and 12-minute walk/run test in obese children and adolescents.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17726615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: In obese children and adolescents BMI z-score is the most dominant predictor of the variability in performances on the 6-minute walk test and the 12-minute walk/run test at admission as well as after 3 months of treatment.
Patrick Calders; Benedicte Deforche; Sabine Verschelde; Jacques Bouckaert; Frederic Chevalier; Eddy Bassle; Ann Tanghe; Patrick De Bode; Hilde Franckx
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2007-08-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  167     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-19     Completed Date:  2008-08-21     Revised Date:  2014-07-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  563-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Body Mass Index
Electric Impedance
Exercise Test / methods*
Exercise Tolerance / physiology*
Obesity / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Respiratory Function Tests
Retrospective Studies
Running / physiology*
Severity of Illness Index
Time Factors
Walking / physiology*

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