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Table 1 Different methods to determine exercise capacity or activity levels in COPD

From: Outcome measures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): strengths and limitations

  Measure Reference
field tests to determine exercise capacity 6-Minute Walk Test [21]
  Shuttle Walk Test [22, 23]
laboratory tests to assess exercise capacity bicycle ergometer [24]
  treadmill [25]
assessment of activity levels accelerometer [26]