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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

N EDSS Type of MS Sex Age Years since MS Diagnosis BMI Ambulatory assistive device used (indoor/outdoor) Fast walking speed (in cm/s) Self-selected walking speed (in cm/s)
1 7.0 PPMS F 57 10 38.20 Rollator walker/Motorized wheelchair 31.29 24.89
2 7.0 SPMS F 58 33 30.90 Rollator walker/Motorized scooter 26.74 16.99
3 7.0 PPMS M 42 19 25.60 Rollator walker/Wheelchair 82.42 47.22
4 6.5 SPMSa F 50 28 17.90 Cane 204.95 102.06
5 7.0 SPMSa F 38 19 32.30 2 Canes/Motorized scooter 98.15 83.77
6 7.0 SPMSa F 42 8 31.50 Rollator walker 84.02 63.04
7 6.0 SPMSa F 72 18 20.30 Cane 122.21 92.90
8 7.0 PPMS F 74 10 32.30 Rollator walker/Wheelchair 20.72 14.15
9 6.0 SPMSa F 29 2 31.90 Cane 85.33 66.52
10 6.0 SPMSa F 70 29 21.30 Cane 102.50 66.74
  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;