A brief history of exercise clearance and prescription: 1. The era of heart rate recovery curves

  • Angeline Nsenga Leunkeu Universit
  • Roy J. Shephard University of Toronto
  • Said Ahmaidi Universit
Keywords: Exercise testing, Lactate, Oxygen debt, Recuperation, Ruffier test, Ruffier- Dickson test, 20-metre shuttle-run

Abstract

Objective. The aim of this 2-part article is to provide a brief chronicle of the development of exercise clearance and prescription procedures over the past century, with particular reference to Canadian innovations.

Author Biography

Roy J. Shephard, University of Toronto
Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto
Published
2014-01-30
How to Cite
Nsenga Leunkeu, A., Shephard, R. J., & Ahmaidi, S. (2014). A brief history of exercise clearance and prescription: 1. The era of heart rate recovery curves. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 7(1), 26-35. https://doi.org/10.14288/hfjc.v7i1.155
Section
HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

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