Randomised, controlled walking trials in postmenopausal women: the minimum dose to improve aerobic fitness?

@article{Asikainen2002RandomisedCW,
  title={Randomised, controlled walking trials in postmenopausal women: the minimum dose to improve aerobic fitness?},
  author={T Asikainen and Seppo I Miilunpalo and Pekka Oja and Marjo B Rinne and Matti E. Pasanen and Kirsti Uusi-Rasi and Ilkka Vuori},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={189-94}
}
BACKGROUND The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 20-60 minutes of aerobic exercise three to five days a week at an intensity of 40/50-85% of maximal aerobic power (VO(2)MAX) reserve, expending a total of 700-2000 kcal (2.93-8.36 MJ) a week to improve aerobic power and body composition. OBJECTIVE To ascertain the minimum effective dose of exercise. METHODS Voluntary, healthy, non-obese, sedentary, postmenopausal women (n = 121), 48-63 years of age, were randomised to four low… CONTINUE READING
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