Effects of low- and moderate-intensity training in spinal cord-injured persons.

@article{Hooker1989EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of low- and moderate-intensity training in spinal cord-injured persons.},
  author={Steven P. Hooker and C. J. Wells},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1989},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={18-22}
}
This study examined the applicability of exercise prescription guidelines established for the able-bodied to spinal cord-injured (SCI) persons. Two SCI groups performed wheelchair ergometry (WCE) 20 min three times per week for 8 wk. Low-intensity (LI, N = 6) and moderate-intensity (MI, N = 5) groups trained at 50-60% and 70-80% maximal heart rate reserve (HRR), respectively. The subjects completed an incremental discontinuous maximal WCE test to exhaustion pre- and post-training. A submaximal… CONTINUE READING

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