oa South African Medical Journal - A field application of exercise testing in ischaemic heart disease
|Article Title||A field application of exercise testing in ischaemic heart disease|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Physical Education, University of Pretoria **Duff Scott Hospital, Stillfontein, Tvl ***Forest Town School for Spastics, Forest Town, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Mar 1981|
|Pages||561 - 562|
|Keyword(s)||Apparatus, Cardiology, Exercise testing, Field application and Ischaemic heart disease|
When values before and after a walking programme were compared in 6 subjects who had had a myocardial infarction, it was found that there was a statistically significant improvement in VO2max, the respective means being 1,66 (ï¿½ 0,57) and 2,07 (ï¿½0,25) I/min.
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