maximal heart rate

maximal heart rate

the highest heart rate that can be attained by an individual in strenuous activity, varying with fitness and, in adults, inversely with age. A 'rule-of-thumb' formula for the predicted maximum is '220 minus age'.
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10, and a heart rate 85% or more of age-predicted maximal heart rate (Neurology 2014; 83: 1-13).
The maximal heart rate was determined from the age predicted maximum values.
Cassidy at al (21) reported exercise heart rates ranging from 36% to 88% of age-predicted maximal heart rate and energy consumption ranging from 1.
The maximal heart rate (HRmax) was defined as the highest value obtained at the end of the test.
Peak heart rates during conventional CR training are commonly restricted, either by a fixed value (typically 150 beats/ min [9]) or by a calculated limit such as the percent maximal heart rate, defined as 64% to 94% of age-predicted heart rate (10).
The test was interrupted when the subject could no longer maintain the prescribed pedaling cadence or reached 85% of maximal heart rate (HR) as previously determined (HRmax = 208 - 0.
n Maximal heart rate is the fastest rate you can achieve when you work out.
So, rather than judging your workout by how much you sweat, you should use barometers such as maximal heart rate or maximal oxygen consumption as a yardstick of how hard you are working.
The program of aerobic and calisthenic exercise aimed for 75%-80% of maximal heart rate according to the Karvonen method and consisted of 10 minutes of warm-up exercises; 40 minutes of aerobics; 15 minutes of exercise targeting the abdomen, hip, and leg muscles; and 5 minutes for cooldown and stretching.
They used these stress tests to determine each subject's maximal heart rate.
For older adults, a rate of 130 to 140 beats per minute may suffice because of a typical decline in maximal heart rate with aging.

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