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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2004 Dec;51(6):1569-87, viii.

Exercise testing in pediatrics.

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Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA. stephensp@email.chop.edu

Abstract

This article discusses exercise physiology and its application in the pediatric population. This article discusses exercise physiology and its application in the pediatric population. The authors briefly review the normal physiologic response to exercise. They then discuss populations in which exercise testing is most useful, the indications and contraindications for graded exercise, and the usual parameters that are measured during testing. Finally, the authors review some of the recent data on exercise performance in specific pediatric populations.

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15561174
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2004.08.003
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