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Descriptor English: Nordic Walking
Descriptor Spanish: Caminata Nórdica
Descriptor marcha nórdica
Entry term(s) marcha con bastones
Scope note: Forma de caminar rápidamente, utilizando bastones para caminar, en la que intervienen activamente el tronco y las extremidades superiores durante la marcha, manteniendo el paso natural, mientras que las manos realizan un ciclo de apertura y cierre de manera alterna.
Descriptor Portuguese: Caminhada Nórdica
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Pole Walking
Walking, Nordic
Walking, Pole
Tree number(s): G11.427.410.568.900.813
G11.427.410.698.277.937.250
I03.350.937.250
I03.450.642.845.940.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000088783
Scope note: Form of brisk walking, utilizing walking poles, which actively engages the trunk and upper limbs during walking, maintaining the natural gait, while the hands are performing an open–close cycle in an alternating manner.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Walking (2008-2021)
Public MeSH Note: 2022
History Note: 2022
DeCS ID: 59701
Unique ID: D000088783
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2022/01/01
Date of Entry: 2021/07/09
Revision Date: 2021/07/06
Nordic Walking - Preferred
Concept UI M000742286
Scope note Form of brisk walking, utilizing walking poles, which actively engages the trunk and upper limbs during walking, maintaining the natural gait, while the hands are performing an open–close cycle in an alternating manner.
Preferred term Nordic Walking
Entry term(s) Pole Walking
Walking, Nordic
Walking, Pole



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