Effects of an endurance training regimen on assessment of work capacity in prepubertal children.

@article{Lussier1977EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an endurance training regimen on assessment of work capacity in prepubertal children.},
  author={L M Lussier and Elsworth Buskirk},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1977},
  volume={301},
  pages={734-47}
}
The cardiovascular effects of a 12-week endurance training regimen were studied among normally active and healthy prepubertal children. Twenty-six 8- to 12-year-old children (20 boys and 6 girls) volunteered and 10 acted as control subjects. The training regimen consisted of distance running for progressively longer periods (from 10 to 35 min) 2 to 3 times per week, with 2 additional sessions per week devoted to running games. Those who were trained ran a cumulative average distance of 95.6 km… CONTINUE READING

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