Older women's cardiovascular responses to deep-water running.

@article{Broman2006OlderWC,
  title={Older women's cardiovascular responses to deep-water running.},
  author={Gi Broman and Miguel Quintana and Margaret Engardt and Lennart Gullstrand and Eva K. Jansson and Lennart Kaijser},
  journal={Journal of aging and physical activity},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={29-40}
}
The aim of the study was to examine submaximal and maximal physiological responses and perceived exertion during deep-water running with a vest compared with the responses during treadmill running in healthy elderly women. Eleven healthy women 70 +/- 2 years old participated. On two different occasions they performed a graded maximal exercise test on a treadmill on land and a graded maximal exercise test in water wearing a vest. At maximal work the oxygen uptake was 29% lower (p < .05), the… CONTINUE READING

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