Pediatric Sports Medicine for the Practitioner: From by O. Bar-Or PDF

By O. Bar-Or

ISBN-10: 1461255937

ISBN-13: 9781461255932

ISBN-10: 1461255953

ISBN-13: 9781461255956

Comprehensive Manuals in Pediatrics are designed to increase the prac­ titioner's scientific scope by way of supplying a variety of diagnostic and administration abilities more often than not thought of to be the particular area of the experts. even though the sequence as an entire constitutes a comprehen­ sive textual content in pediatrics, each one quantity stands by itself as a self-contained the busy practitioner. reference for with a view to hold a uniform sort and assurance of every topic, each one guide is mostly written through not more than one or authors. each one writer is an said specialist in his or her box and gives a complete, updated account of the subject lower than dialogue. Practi­ cally orientated, every one quantity bargains concise instructions and classes of therapy. Michael Katz E. Richard Stiehm Preface a lot wisdom has been generated lately by means of scientists investigating the triad: child-exercise-health. but little of this infor­ mation comes in pediatric textbooks, for software via the clinician. This e-book is meant to bridge the ensuing gap.

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Subjects were 237 boys, 8-18 years old, who participated in a growth and maturity study in West Germany. 4 Watts. Adapted from Bouchard et al. 43 c: 'E --... w et 0:: .... 5 AGE. 18. Heart rate "reserve" and age. 6 km/hr, performing a progressive all-out protocol. 5% and at the highest attainable slope (max). Based on data by Bar-Or et al 31 and Skinner et al. 187 Cardiovascular Response to Acute Exercise c: 'E -. 25 160 ... JJ w ~ 140 II: ~ « w J: 120 o 10 20 30 WEIGHT OF LOAD. % body wt. 19. Exercise heart rate and the sex of the child, Nine girls and 6 boys, 6-7 years old, walked on a treadmill at 4 km/hr, without carrying any load and while carrying on their back a school-bag weighing 10%, 20%, or 30% of their body weight.

This is especially true for maximal aerobic power and strength but also applies to other fitness components. An important concept to recognize is that of the intensity threshold. This is the intensity of exercise below which little or no conditioning effect can be discerned. For young adults an intensity threshold of maximal aerobic power is 60-70% of maximal O 2 uptake (or 70-80% of maximal heart rate). No specific data are available for children, but experience shows that their aerobic intensity threshold is at least as high as that for adults.

169 This suggests that the control of pulmonary ventilation in the exercising child is similar to that of older individuals. Respiratory Frequency and Tidal Volume. Exercising children have a markedly higher respiratory frequency than older individuals who perform the same task, maximal or submaximal. 162 During a maximal running test, respiratory frequency was 70 cycles/min in 5-year-old children compared with 50/min at 17 years. 23. Pulmonary ventilation during exercise. Subjects were 83 Norwegian boys, subdivided into three age-groups, who cycled at two submaximal and one maximal loads.

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