Estimating energy expenditure from heart rate in older adults: a case for calibration.

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Schrack, Jennifer A.; Zipunnikov, Vadim; Goldsmith, Jeff; Bandeen-Roche, Karen; Crainiceanu, Ciprian M.; Ferrucci, Luigi;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related 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 | Geriatrics | Q | Nutrition | R | Population Biology | Sports and Exercise Medicine | Biochemistry | Science | 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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