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RPE-based zone of normality for use in evaluating graded exercise test responses in women.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18459374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purposes of this study were to identify a zone of normality based upon ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) and compare the RPE of women with coronary artery disease to this zone. 45 healthy women (34.8 +/- 9.1 yr.) completed a Bruce treadmill test. RPE were estimated during the last minute of each workload. The zone of normality was established as the 95% confidence interval spanning the average line when RPE was regressed against MET. 51 women (66.6 +/- 9.3 yr.) with coronary artery disease completed a symptom-limited treadmill test. 31 of the women with coronary artery disease were taking beta blockers. RPE were compared to the RPE/MET relation of the zone. 57% of the women with coronary artery disease estimated RPE above the zone during the treadmill test. RPE responses above the zone of normality indicate an elevated perceptual strain for a given energy expenditure (i.e., MET). The zone of normality might be used as an aid in discriminating between normal and abnormal RPE responses during graded treadmill tests by women with coronary artery disease.
Authors:
Fredric L Goss; Harold DeBoever; Kyle Brown; Kenneth F Metz; Ying Liu; Robert J Robertson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  106     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-05-07     Completed Date:  2008-06-11     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  251-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Exercise and Health-Fitness Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA. goss@pitt.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Adult
Age Factors
Aged
Blood Pressure / physiology
Cohort Studies
Confidence Intervals
Control Groups
Coronary Disease / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  psychology
Energy Metabolism / physiology
Exercise Test / statistics & numerical data*
Female
Heart Rate / physiology
Humans
Judgment / physiology
Perception / physiology*
Physical Exertion / physiology*
Reference Values
Sex Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists

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