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Review Article

Protocol Variations and Six-Minute Walk Test Performance in Stroke Survivors: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis

Table 5

Checklist for reporting of the 6MWT.

Checklist for reporting of the 6MWTCheck

(a) Acknowledge awareness of the ATS standards by referencing
(b) Report walkway length even if it is 30 m
(c) If deviating from ATS standards, describe changes (walkway length, course layout, and location) and explain reason

(a) Describe the instructions given prior to the test
(b) Describe any encouragement provided during the test

(3) Report the number and type of assistive devices used

(4) Report any assistance or support provided to participants

(a) Report the demographics of the population including disability level 
(b) Report clearly the inclusion and exclusion criteria

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