Moderate exercise improves antibody response to influenza immunization in older adults.

@article{Kohut2004ModerateEI,
  title={Moderate exercise improves antibody response to influenza immunization in older adults.},
  author={Marian L. Kohut and Barbara A Arntson and Wanglok Lee and Kayla Rozeboom and K E Yoon and Joan E. Cunnick and Janet Mcelhaney},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2004},
  volume={22 17-18},
  pages={2298-306}
}
Influenza vaccine efficacy is reduced among adults over age 65 and a significant number of vaccinated elderly may remain susceptible to influenza virus infection. The effect of moderate exercise training on the immune response to influenza immunization was evaluated in this study. Twenty-seven adults >or=age 64 were assigned to an exercise group (n= 14) or a control group (n = 13). The subjects exercised at 65-75% heart rate reserve (HRR), 25-30 min, 3 days per week, for 10 months. Controls did… CONTINUE READING

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