exercise test


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ex·er·cise test

any test using exercise to determine the patient's physiologic responses, physical condition, or both.

exercise test

Cardiology Any clinical method used to evaluate a person's cardiovascular responsiveness–ie, tolerance–to exercise. See Treadmill exercise test.
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Average of resting heart rate was 90 + 11 and mean of maximal heart rate during exercise test was 165 + 4.
The boys sampled fruits and juices and were given a demonstration of the VO2 Max exercise test to show just how the body uses food for fuel.
Cardiorespiratory fitness was evaluated using a graded arm crank exercise test performed at baseline and immediately after the training program.
2max]) during a maximal exercise test continues to be the gold standard for determining cardiovascular fitness (17).
When the study began, all participants were healthy, reported no physician diagnosis of hypertension, and achieved an exercise test score of at least 85 percent of their age-predicted maximal heart rate.
However, during a peak cardiopulmonary exercise test one glaring difference between the two groups became evident: All 10 subjects with diabetes demonstrated a significantly greater increase in pulmonary capillary wedge pressure than controls.
In the trial conducted by exercise physiologists at the university's school of sport, health and exercise sciences, participants who performed a mentally fatiguing task prior to a difficult exercise test, reached exhaustion quicker than when mentally rested.
There was no correlation between total pain perceived on the graded treadmill exercise test.
Anginal symptoms, Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) functional class, echocardiographic parameters (ejection fraction, left ventricular enddiastolic and end-systolic diameters) and exercise test duration before and after the treatment were compared.
Besides the pretest probability (PTP), the value of electrocardiographic exercise test depends on the ability to do bicycle exercise testing and to reach submaximal exercise heart rate.
The science of medicine (what tests can tell us) suggests that an exercise test would rule out significant heart disease.
But women with chest pains were 20 per cent less likely to be referred for an exercise test to check for angina.