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Lifelong physical training prevents the age-related impairment of heart rate variability and exercise capacity in elderly people.

Authors
  • Galetta, F
  • Franzoni, F
  • Femia, F R
  • Roccella, N
  • Pentimone, F
  • Santoro, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2005
Volume
45
Issue
2
Pages
217–221
Identifiers
PMID: 16355084
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Long-term endurance training induces in elderly subjects an increased HRV and a higher exercise working capacity, which are well-established predictors of cardiovascular and overall mortality.

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