Thursday December 14th 2017

Walking Capacity WalkCap Measured by Six-Minute Walk (6MW) Does Not Demonstrate Fatigue in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Multiple…

CONCLUSIONS:WalkCap of ambulatory ALS, MS, and PD during 6MW is not affected by motor fatigue. WalkCap was higher in ambulatory patients with stronger grip, faster in TUG and 25FW. WalkCap measured by 6MW can be used as a simple outcome measure to evaluate lower extremity impairments in various neurological diseases. Discordance between WalkCap and the UPDRS-motor scale in mildly affected PD patients indicates that 6MW may provide additional information regarding these patients in clinical practice and clinical research trials.Study Supported by:Carolinas ALS Research Fund, Pinstripes Fund, Carolinas Healthcare Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association/ALS DivisionDisclosure: Dr. Sanjak has nothing to disclose. Dr. Morgan has nothing to disclose. Dr. Simpson has nothing to disclose. Dr. H…

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Walking Capacity WalkCap Measured by Six-Minute Walk (6MW) Does Not Demonstrate Fatigue in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Multiple…

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