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Cross validation of Rockport II
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to cross validate two new equations for the Rockpo1t 1-mile walking test to n1ore accurately predicted V02max and V02 at the Ventilatory Threshold (VT). Methods: Eighty-nine ...
Analysis of the effect of prusik climbing and indoor rock climbing on heart rates
This study was designed to compare mean heart rate (HR) responses in prusik climbing and indoor rock climbing. Twenty-eight college-aged participants (18-25 yrs.) were randomized into Group 1 (n = 14) and Group 2 (n = 14). ...
Energy cost of wearing Titin compression gear during exercise
The purpose this study was to determine the effects of wearing an 8 pound Titin \Veighted compressio11 shirt on heart rate (HR), oxygen consumption (V02), and caloric expenditure (kcal) during exercise. Eight male and eight ...
Effectiveness of the elliptigo as an exercise modality in healthy adults
The ElliptiGO is a hybrid between a bicycle and an elliptical cross-trainer and is meant to be used outdoors. The purposes of this study were to 1) to determine the relative exercise intensity of exercise on the ElliptiGO, ...
Accuracy of heart rate-based zone training using predicted versus measured maximal heart rate
Predicted maximal heart rate (PMHR) equations are used in a variety of settings for exercise prescription. However, their efficacy is often questioned in the literature. The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy ...
Effects of speech passage duration on talk test response
The Talk Test (TT) is a simple technique for prescribing exercise training intensity, based on the ability to 'speak comfortably' after reciting a standard speech provoking stimulus. Purpose: This study compares the duration ...