aerobic fitness

Aerobic Fitness

A value obtained from exercise testing, which is expressed as either VO2peak (O2 consumption at peak exercise), or Wpeak (peak work capacity) or tolerance, expressed as a percentage of normal.  Aerobic fitness is a potential prognostic tool in cystic fibrosis.
In cystic fibrosis, 83% of patients with the highest levels of AF (VO2 peak ≥ 82% of predicted) survived 8 years, compared to 28% survival at 8 years in those with the lowest AF (VO2 peak ≤ 58% of predicted).

aerobic fitness

Clinical medicine A value obtained from exercise testing, which is expressed as either VO 2 peak–O2 consumption at peak exercise, or Wpeak–peak work capacity or tolerance, expressed as a percentage of normal. See Exercise testing, Physical fitness.
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In general, especially for untrained boys, only low to moderate but significant relationships were found between daily PA variables and age, maturation, fatness and aerobic fitness.
Because there were no overlapping measures where mental training and aerobic fitness independently moderated any of the measures, superiority in moderating measures can not be determined.
Graevius prefixed to it a life of Junius, from which we learn that the author was also a pioneer of aerobic fitness, maintaining his robust health into very old age by jogging in the morning or, on rainy days, running up and down the stairs of his house.
Even a modest increase in aerobic fitness would have given these creatures an edge.
This will, of course, be a drastic change in routine for anyone attempting the program, but anything less won't sustain muscular or aerobic fitness, says Dr.
Other studies have looked at the ability to predict bone strength from levels of physical activity in general, and aerobic fitness and muscle strength specifically.
Adding Jyze to walking exercise increases its benefits by burning more calories, increasing heart rates, and increasing aerobic fitness without more effort or more time.
Hurley, who participated in the AFL Draft Combine in 2012, trialled with the Dockers at the end of last year but wasn't signed on despite having apparently impressed with his speed, aerobic fitness and kicking skills.
In this study, the researchers at Boston University School of Medicine recruited healthy young adults, in whom they measured blood hormone levels together with performance on a recognition memory task and aerobic fitness.
Half the children were in the top 30 percent of their age group on a test measuring aerobic fitness, while the other half scored in the lowest 30 percent.
So, outdoor or treadmill running, aerobic fitness classes, dancing, athletics, boot camp-style training and anything that gets you jumping around is perfect.
The ChairMaster is an attractive chair that complements any living room while providing 50 exercises to choose from to increase aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility.