Aerobic reserve and physical functional performance in older adults.

@article{Arnett2008AerobicRA,
  title={Aerobic reserve and physical functional performance in older adults.},
  author={Scott Wesley Arnett and Jennifer H Laity and Subodh K. Agrawal and M Elaine Cress},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2008},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={384-9}
}
BACKGROUND older adults can be limited in their performance of daily tasks due to an inadequate aerobic capacity. Aerobic capacity below minimum physiological thresholds required to maintain independence leaves older adults with little, or no, aerobic reserve. OBJECTIVE the aim of this study was to measure functional performance and aerobic reserve in older adults during the serial performance of daily tasks. SUBJECTS twenty-nine (n = 29) men and women (n = 23 females) 70-92 years of age… CONTINUE READING