Reliability of 6-Minutes Walking Test in Hip Fracture Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01667913
Recruitment Status :
(Due to low inclusion rate we terminated this study with n=20 participants instead of n=50.)
The purpose of this study is to examine the relative (ICC) and absolute intertester reliability of the 6-Minutes Walking Test in hip fracture patients (N=50) in an outpatient facility. The data collection is conducted by two physiotherapists, who are blinded to each other. The physiotherapists are randomized so they each are doing an equal number of baseline tests.
The 6-Minutes Walking Test [ Time Frame: 3 to 5 weeks post surgery ]
The 6-Minutes Walking Test performed according to International Guidelines, will be performed on hip fracture patients 3 to 5 weeks after surgery. The testing will be conducted on the same person by two physiotherapists with a one day pause in between test sessions.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
60 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
60 years or above
Hip fracture patients with a Intra - or Extra Capsular hip fracture
Testing within 3 - 5 weeks postsurgery in an outpatient facility
No weightbearing restrictions on the fractured limb
Normal cognitive level (Mini Mental State Examination(MMSE) - score ≥20 points)
Participants should not experiencing hip related pain more or less than moderate according to Verbal Ranking Scale when resting
To have the ability to write and understand danish language