Table 3

Comparison between the two subgroups of MS patients according to walking performance
MS Low performance (6MWD < 450 m) (n = 12) MS High performance (6MWD > 450 m) (n = 16) P value
Legs (n) 24 32
6MWD (m) 294.3 ± 106.8 636.6 ± 70.5 <0.0001
rmVO2 (mlO2/min/100g) 0.072 ± 0.043 0.049 ± 0.032 =0.03
rHR (beats/min) 91 ± 9 81 ± 9 <0.004

MS, Multiple Sclerosis; 6MWD, 6 Minute Walking Distance; rmVO2, resting muscle oxygen consumption; rHR, resting heart rate.

Malagoni et al.

Malagoni et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:52   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-52

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