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Systematic aerobic exercise and components of reaction time in older women.
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PMID:  3418038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Reaction time and its fractionated components were studied in two groups of older women who differ in their level of regular aerobic exercise. Significant group differences were found in all dependent variables indicating that in older women regular aerobic exercise is an important factor influencing the speed of their reactions to simple and discriminatory stimuli, and in the accompanying premotor time, contractile time, and speed of movement following the reaction responses.
A M Baylor; W W Spirduso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gerontology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-1422     ISO Abbreviation:  J Gerontol     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-17     Completed Date:  1988-10-17     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374762     Medline TA:  J Gerontol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  P121-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas, Austin.
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MeSH Terms
Aging / physiology*
Middle Aged
Physical Exertion*
Reaction Time / physiology*

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