Omni Scale Perceived Exertion responses in obese and normal weight male adolescents during cycle exercise.

@article{Balasekaran2014OmniSP,
  title={Omni Scale Perceived Exertion responses in obese and normal weight male adolescents during cycle exercise.},
  author={G. Balasekaran and Mun Keong Loh and Visvasuresh Victor Govindaswamy and San Juan Cai},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={186-96}
}
AIM The Children's OMNI scale of perceived exertion (OMNI Scale) has been validated with children. However, the scale's validity to assess exertional perceptions in obese (OB) adolescents has not been investigated. The aim of this paper was to validate and compare exertional perceptions using the OMNI Scale between OB and normal weight (NW) adolescent males. METHODS Eighteen OB and 23 NW adolescent males (age: 12-14) participated in a perceptual estimation paradigm with a load incremented… CONTINUE READING