Physiologic responses to arm ergometry exercise relative to age and gender.

@article{Balady1990PhysiologicRT,
  title={Physiologic responses to arm ergometry exercise relative to age and gender.},
  author={Gary J. Balady and D A Weiner and Lone Rose and Thomas James Ryan},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={130-5}
}
Arm ergometry exercise testing is a valuable alternative method used in the evaluation and management of patients with both cardiac disease and lower limb impairment. The purpose of this study is to provide information concerning the physiologic responses of normal healthy subjects to arm ergometry relative to age and gender, which could serve as a standard for comparison. Eighty healthy subjects (age 22 to 59 years) cycled at 75 to 80 rpm (on a bicycle adapted for arm ergometry) starting at a… CONTINUE READING

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