Cardiovascular changes with age and exercise. A 28-year longitudinal study.


Various studies report a 0-22% per decade decline in circulatory function (VO2max) with advancing age. Twelve exercising men (E) were followed for 28 years, mean age 43 and 71 years, initial to final measurement, while 12 dropouts (C) detrained for 21 years, with a mean age from first to last measurement of 48 and 69 years, respectively. VO2 max in E… (More)


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