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The Six Minute Walk Test: Influence of Patient Effort on Results and Interpretation

Information source: Inova Health Care Services
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Each Patient Serves as His/Her Own Control.

Intervention: alternative instruction in exercise testing (6MWT) (Behavioral)

Phase: N/A

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Inova Health Care Services

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Steven D Nathan, MD, Study Director, Affiliation: Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program

Overall contact:
Edwinia Battle, Phone: 7037763067


2-4 6MWT performed but with alternative wording and coaching in random order to determine differences in outcomes.

Clinical Details

Official title: Alternative Instruction in Six Minute Walk Test

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Primary outcome: distance meters

Secondary outcome:

oxygen saturation

dyspnea score

heart rate response


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 90 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- advanced lung disease such as COPD, ILD, IPF, or PAH

Exclusion Criteria:

- inability to walk, requiring supplemental oxygen, cardiac disease preventing

successful 6MWT

Locations and Contacts

Edwinia Battle, Phone: 7037763067

Inova Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, United States; Recruiting
Nargues Weir, MD, Phone: 703-776-2986, Email: nargues.weir@inova.org
Additional Information

Starting date: June 2010
Last updated: March 23, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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