Responses of non-obese white children to treadmill exercise.

  title={Responses of non-obese white children to treadmill exercise.},
  author={Fatima Ahmad and Rae Ellen W Kavey and Daniel A. Kveselis and Winston E. Gaum and F. C. Smith},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={139 2},
OBJECTIVE To determine the response to maximal treadmill exercise with the Bruce protocol in a cohort of healthy non-obese American children and adolescents. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of treadmill exercise studies on 347 white American children (188 boys, 159 girls) aged 5 to 18 years was performed with metabolic criteria to verify maximal exercise effort. Data on exercise endurance time, heart rate, blood pressure, and metabolic variables were assessed and compared between age… CONTINUE READING

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