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Title: The effects of a 16 week aerobic exercise programme on circulating lymphocyte subpopulations: a randomised controlled trial
Authors: Lavelle, G
Gormley, J
Doherty, D
Keywords: Exercise testing;Submaximal;Aerobic intervention
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress Abstracts, Singapore, 1 May - 4 May, Physiotherapy, 101: pp. e839 - e840, (2015)
Abstract: Maximal exercise testing provides valuable information and is widely considered a gold standard measure of aerobic capacity (VO2max). However, maximal exercise testing can be very labour intensive and can pose potentially hazardous in certain populations; such as the elderly, those previously sedentary or individuals with a history of chronic lung or heart conditions. Consequently, sub maximal exercise testing is used in a variety of clinical and research settings. Submaximal exercise testing can be divided into two broad categories: predictive or performance based. Much of the literature to date involving submaximal exercise testing employs prediction equations to estimate oxygen consumption at a given sub maximal workload. Maximal oxygen uptake is then estimated based upon these original predictions. There is a paucity of research using indirect calorimetry to measure oxygen uptake while undertaking submaximal exercise testing.
ISSN: 0031-9406
Appears in Collections:Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers

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