Treadmill exercise test in short children.

  title={Treadmill exercise test in short children.},
  author={Camille De San Lazaro and Jacqueline M Parkin and Stephen John Turner},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={59 12},
Fifty nine children of short stature exercised for 10 minutes on a non-motorised treadmill. In 49 a growth hormone concentration of greater than 15 mU/l was reached, effectively excluding growth hormone deficiency. In 10 children the growth hormone concentration failed to reach 15 mU/l; growth hormone deficiency was confirmed in seven by a subsequent… CONTINUE READING