Title

The One Mile Run Walk Test as a Measure of Cardio-Respiratory Fitness in an Adolescent that is Overweight: A Case Report

Organization/Association/Group

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Location

Chicago, IL

Publication Date / Copyright Date

February 2012

Abstract

This case study examined the cardio-respiratory response to the one mile walk test in an adolescent who is obese as compared to response to treadmill walking. The results demonstrated the one mile walk test may be a valid assessment for fitness in adolescent that are obese while providing assessment in field conditions.

Disciplines

Physical Therapy

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