Treadmill exercise testing in an epidemiologic study of elderly subjects.

We sought to characterize the physical performance of older subjects in a community-based study of aging and fitness and to establish norms of oxygen consumption during exercise in this group. A community-based census identified 3057 age-eligible individuals of whom 2092 individuals (68.4%) agreed to participate in the overall study. Of these, 1101 subjects… CONTINUE READING