Walking with a rollator and the level of physical intensity in adults 75 years of age or older.

L.H.P. Eggermont, M.J.G. van Heuvelen, B.L. van Keeken, A.P. Hollander, E.J.A. Scherder

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Abstract

Eggermont LH, van Heuvelen MJ, van Keeken BL, Hollander AP, Scherder EJ. Walking with a rollator and the level of physical intensity in adults 75 years of age or older. Objective: To determine whether walking with a rollator by persons 75 years of age or older is of sufficient intensity to improve aerobic fitness. Design: A cross-sectional cohort study. Setting: University movement laboratory. Participants: Fifteen subjects 75 years of age or older (mean age, 83.7y) who could only walk by using a rollator. Interventions: Not applicable. Main Outcome Measures: During 6 minutes of self-paced treadmill walking using a rollator at a mean walking speed of 0.6m/s, oxygen uptake (V̇o
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)733-6
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Volume87
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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