Cardiorespiratory fitness and heart rate recovery in obese premenopausal women.

@article{Carroll2012CardiorespiratoryFA,
  title={Cardiorespiratory fitness and heart rate recovery in obese premenopausal women.},
  author={Sean Carroll and Peter Marshall and Lee Ingle and Erika Borkoles},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={e133-9}
}
Post-exercise heart rate recovery (HRR) has been proposed as a measure of cardiac autonomic dysfunction in apparently healthy adults. We aimed to determine the effects of a lifestyle intervention on HRR among clinically obese premenopausal women. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to investigate the effects of a 3-month non-dieting lifestyle intervention program on cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and HRR among healthy clinically obese premenopausal women. Thirty-one were randomly… CONTINUE READING