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dc.contributor.authorFunk, Danielen_US
dc.contributor.authorL. Allard, Amyen_US
dc.contributor.authorM. Swank, Annen_US
dc.contributor.authorMartin Denny, D.en_US
dc.contributor.authorT. Manire, Johnen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-04T19:52:35Z
dc.date.available2017-04-04T19:52:35Z
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.date.modified2010-11-12T08:35:00Z
dc.identifier.issn10648011en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1519/JSC.0b013e3181d82e5den_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/34997
dc.description.abstractEffect of resistance training and aerobic conditioning on muscular strength and submaximal fitness for individuals with chronic heart failure: influence of age and gender. J Strength Cond Res 24(5): 1298-1305, 2010-The hallmark characteristic of chronic heart failure (CHF) is exercise intolerance. This study evaluated a combined exercise program that would be consistent with current cardiac rehabilitation guidelines. The program consisted of progressive resistance training (intensity progressing from 50 to 80% maximum) and aerobic conditioning (70% of heart rate reserve). Outcomes included muscular strength measured as 8-repetition maximum and submaximal aerobic fitness indicators (measured at 50% of predicted maximal oxygen consumption) including heart rate, blood pressure, and rate pressure product. Subjects were taken retrospectively from a database of CHF patients who underwent cardiac rehabilitation between 1998 and 2004 with the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center of River Cities Cardiology in Jeffersonville, IN. The same data set was used to evaluate 2 research questions: to compare training outcomes between gender (men and women) and to compare outcomes between young (=65 years) and old (>65 years) subjects. Forty-two subjects (15 women and 27 men; 19 were =65 and 23 were >65 years of age) met inclusion and exclusion criteria and underwent 36 sessions of cardiac rehabilitation over a 14-week time period. Repeated-measures analysis of variance was used to test whether strength and submaximal responses differed across gender or age. Analysis indicated that regardless of gender or age, subjects significantly increased their strength on each of 6 strength tests. Heart rate, systolic blood pressure, and rate pressure product were lower after training indicating increased aerobic efficiency. Progressive resistance training and aerobic conditioning prescribed in a manner consistent with cardiac rehabilitation guidelines resulted in similar improvements regardless of gender or age for individuals with CHF suggesting that no training program adjustments are necessary to accommodate age or gender.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherLippincott Williams & Wilkinsen_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited Statesen_US
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom1298en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto1305en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue5en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofjournalJournal of Strength and Conditioning Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume24en_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchExercise Physiologyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode110602en_US
dc.titleEffect of resistance training and aerobic conditioning on muscular strength and submaximal fitness for individuals with chronic heart failure: Influence of age and genderen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
gro.date.issued2010
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