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Table 2 6MWT distance, heart rate and perceived exertion after testing and eight-item HiMAT

From: Can adults with cerebral palsy perform and benefit from ballistic strength training to improve walking outcomes? A mixed methods feasibility study

  6MWT Eight-item HiMAT
Distance (m) Heart rate (BPM) Perceived exertion (Borg) Score (pts)
Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
P1 560 607 169 184 12 14 13 13
P2 505 495 124 121 9 9 13 10*
P3 600 582 150 157 11 11 10 11
P4 425 415 165 149 16 14 4 4
P5 491 500 195 194 14 19 12 11
P6 664 678 184 193 12 12 11 17*
P7 520 520 145 138 13 13 13 13
P8 642 661 177 175 15 17 11 17*
  1. These were conducted at pre- and post-test
  2. *Indicate clinical change between measurement points
  3. 6MWT six-minute walk test, HiMAT high-level mobility assessment tool