Self-guided brisk walking training with or without poles: a randomized-controlled trial in middle-aged women.

@article{KukkonenHarjula2006SelfguidedBW,
  title={Self-guided brisk walking training with or without poles: a randomized-controlled trial in middle-aged women.},
  author={Katriina T Kukkonen-Harjula and Hannele Hiilloskorpi and Ari M{\"a}ntt{\"a}ri and Matti E. Pasanen and Jari P Parkkari and Jaana Suni and Mikael Fogelholm and Raija Laukkanen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2006},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          316-23
        }
}
Walking with poles (Nordic walking, NW) has become popular. We compared training responses of brisk walking (W) or NW on cardiorespiratory and neuromuscular fitness. We randomized 121 non-obese sedentary women (aged 50-60) to an NW or W group (NWG, WG), to train 40 min four times weekly for 13 weeks. Intensity was based on subjective perception of exertion. Cardiorespiratory performance was assessed in four levels corresponding to 50%, 65%, 80% and 100% of peak VO(2). Fifty-four NWG and 53 WG… CONTINUE READING
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