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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Vigorous cool room treadmill training to improve walking ability in people with multiple sclerosis who use ambulatory assistive devices: a feasibility study

NEDSSType of MSSexAgeYears since MS DiagnosisBMIAmbulatory assistive device used (indoor/outdoor)Fast walking speed (in cm/s)Self-selected walking speed (in cm/s)
17.0PPMSF571038.20Rollator walker/Motorized wheelchair31.2924.89
27.0SPMSF583330.90Rollator walker/Motorized scooter26.7416.99
37.0PPMSM421925.60Rollator walker/Wheelchair82.4247.22
46.5SPMSaF502817.90Cane204.95102.06
57.0SPMSaF381932.302 Canes/Motorized scooter98.1583.77
67.0SPMSaF42831.50Rollator walker84.0263.04
76.0SPMSaF721820.30Cane122.2192.90
87.0PPMSF741032.30Rollator walker/Wheelchair20.7214.15
96.0SPMSaF29231.90Cane85.3366.52
106.0SPMSaF702921.30Cane102.5066.74
  1. N Participant number, EDSS Expanded disability status scale, MS Multiple sclerosis, BMI Body mass index, cm Centimeter, sec Second, PPMS Primary progressive MS, SPMS Secondary progressive MS, F Female, M Male; aparticipants in transition from relapsing-remitting to progressive phase of MS who reported steadily increasing disability, without a clear recovery in the past one year;