Exercise studies with elderly volunteers.

  title={Exercise studies with elderly volunteers.},
  author={Carolyn Anne Greig and Archie Young and Dawn A. Skelton and E Pippet and Frances Butler and Salaheddin M. Mahmud},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={23 3},
The practicalities of conducting exercise studies with elderly and very elderly people have not been well described. In order to help others plan and perform such studies we describe our experience of recruiting volunteers, applying selection criteria, measuring strength, power, cardiorespiratory responses, and potentially related functional abilities. Exclusion criteria are offered, for safety and to characterize subjects as free of disease which might alter their exercise performance… CONTINUE READING

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