The physical working capacity of healthy black children.

  title={The physical working capacity of healthy black children.},
  author={William B. Strong and David Spencer and Mark D. Miller and M Salehbhai},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  volume={132 3},
The exercise performance of 170 black boys and girls, 7 to 14 years of age, was evaluated on a mechanically braked bicycle ergometer. The protocol is simple to perform in the hospital or in the field with normal children or children with heart or pulmonary disease. The results of the physical working capacity at a heart rate of 170 beats per minute (PWC170), a submaximal workload, are comparable to values previously recorded in California children. For a given body surface area, boys and girls… CONTINUE READING

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