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*6-minute walk test, test of exercise tolerance; furthest distance an individual can walk over a total six minutes
†Likert scale: psychometric scale commonly employed in questionnaires and comprised of statements requiring subjective evaluation, e.g. strongly disagree, disagree, neither agree nor disagree, agree, strongly agree
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