Estimating Energy Expenditure from Heart Rate in Older Adults: A Case for Calibration

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Jennifer A Schrack; Vadim Zipunnikov; Jeff Goldsmith; Karen Bandeen-Roche; Ciprian M Crainiceanu; Luigi Ferrucci;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093520, pmc: PMC4005766
  • Subject: Research Article | Anatomy | Mathematics | Cardiovascular Anatomy | Epidemiology of Aging | Epidemiology | Physical Sciences | Public and Occupational Health | Energy Metabolism | Statistics (Mathematics) | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Physiology | Medicine | Organism Development | Cardiology | Q | Geriatrics | R | Nutrition | Population Biology | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Science | Biochemistry | Metabolism | Aging | Physiological Processes | Medicine and Health Sciences | Geriatric Cardiology

Background Accurate measurement of free-living energy expenditure is vital to understanding changes in energy metabolism with aging. The efficacy of heart rate as a surrogate for energy expenditure is rooted in the assumption of a linear function between heart rate and ... View more
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