Bruce treadmill test in children: normal values in a clinic population.

@article{Cumming1978BruceTT,
  title={Bruce treadmill test in children: normal values in a clinic population.},
  author={Gordon R. Cumming and D Everatt and Lee Hastman},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1978},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          69-75
        }
}
The Bruce treadmill protocol is suitable for children as young as age 4 years. Maximal endurance time may be used as the sole criterion of exercise capacity, and normal values were established with 327 children having an innocent heart murmur. Mean endurance time in boys increased from 10.4 minutes at age 4 to 5 years, to 14.1 minutes at age 13 to 15 years. Mean endurance time in girls increased from 9.5 minutes at age 4 to 5 years to 12.3 minutes at age 10 to 12 years. Mean maximal heart rate… CONTINUE READING

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