Exercise capacity in the elderly.

@article{Posner1986ExerciseCI,
  title={Exercise capacity in the elderly.},
  author={James N. Posner and Kevin Matthew Gorman and Herbert S. Klein and Asher Woldow},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={
          52C-58C
        }
}
One of the primary manifestations of ageing is a reduced ability to respond to physiologic challenges. With aging, the ability to perform exercise and physical work declines and is reflected in the reduction in maximal oxygen consumption. Although this decline is influenced to some degree by the state of health and age, it seems that maintenance of regular physical activity significantly counteracts the loss of aerobic capacity. In healthy old age, the cardiovascular system is able to… CONTINUE READING
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