6 Minute Walk Test Calculator

The 6 minute walk calculator helps you calculate the functional status or fitness of a person through the 6 minute walk test.

Select your gender, enter your age, height, and weight to calculate the estimated healthy 6MWD, minimum expected 6MWD, and your distance as % of the Expected. It also shows whether the values or normal or less than expected.

In 2002, the "American Thoracic Society" introduced a six-minute walk test with detailed guidelines known as the six-minute walk test.

This test measures aerobic fitness.

After this test, your doctor may propose more balanced heart-lung function tests.

6-Minute Walk Test Calculator

You might also want to determine the anaerobic threshold or walking calories.


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