The symptomatology of upper respiratory tract infections and exercise in elderly people.

@article{Kostka2000TheSO,
  title={The symptomatology of upper respiratory tract infections and exercise in elderly people.},
  author={Tomasz Kostka and Sophie E. Berthouze and J R Lacour and Marc Bonnefoy},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={46-51}
}
PURPOSE To analyze, both by a retrospective and prospective study design, the relationship of maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) and physical activity (PA) to upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) symptomatology in elderly subjects. METHODS 61 (33 men and 28 women) healthy and weight-stable active elderly volunteers aged 66-84 yr participated in the study. PA was evaluated by a questionnaire QAPSE (Questionnaire d'Activite Physique Saint-Etienne) and expressed by two QAPSE activity… CONTINUE READING