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Exploring adaptations to the modified shuttle walking test

Woolf-May, Kate, Meadows, Steve (2013) Exploring adaptations to the modified shuttle walking test. BMJ Open, 3 . e002821. ISSN 2044-6055. E-ISSN 2044-6055. (doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002821) (KAR id:45769)

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(MSWT) is recommended to determine the functional

cardiac rehabilitation. Participants are required to

However, consistent comments indicate that for some

quite difficult. Therefore, the objective of this study

and postmyocardial infarction (MI) males

Design: Comparative study.

51–74 years) and 20 non-cardiac male controls

Methods: Participants performed MSWT with and

air, and the heart rate (bpm) (HR) and ratings of

protocol preference was recorded verbatim.

significant difference in VO2 peak (cones 20.4±5.1 vs nocones

(cones 631.8±132.9 m vs no-cones 662.4±164.1 m,

lines of regression showed a significant trajectory difference

HR (p<0.01) and respiratory exchange ratio (RER, p<0.001)

controls during both protocols (p<0.05). Post-MIs taking

analysis found no significant difference in protocol

and controls n=12, 60%).

subjectively harder than controls with no significant

at a lesser percentage of their anaerobic threshold during

Importantly, for the post-MIs, this would reduce their risk

research is required, indicators at present are more

favourable for the use of the no-cones with post-MIs.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002821
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Depositing User: Steve Meadows
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 17:05 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:21 UTC
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