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International Journal of Rheumatology
Volume 2013, Article ID 174541, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/174541
Clinical Study

A Simple Step Test to Estimate Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Levels of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in a Clinical Setting

1School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University, George Building, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2PZ, UK
2School of Medical Sciences, Bangor University, Brigantia Building, Penrallt Road, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2AS, UK
3Department of Rheumatology, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (West), Llandudno General Hospital, Llandudno LL30 1LB, UK
4Institute of Clinical and Biomedical Science, Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK

Received 30 July 2013; Revised 22 October 2013; Accepted 31 October 2013

Academic Editor: Malcolm Smith

Copyright © 2013 Jennifer K. Cooney et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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