E T Howley
Affiliation: University of Tennessee
- Type of activity: resistance, aerobic and leisure versus occupational physical activityE T Howley
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 39776 2700, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:S364-9; discussion S419-20. 2001..To define and describe the essential terminology associated with dose-response issues in physical activity and health...
- Validation of the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic systemJ E McLaughlin
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
Int J Sports Med 22:280-4. 2001..These findings suggest the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic measurement system is acceptable for measuring oxygen uptake over a fairly wide range of exercise intensities...
- Increasing daily walking lowers blood pressure in postmenopausal womenK L Moreau
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1825-31. 2001..The present study tested the hypothesis that walking activity following the ACSM-CDC physical activity recommendation would lower BP in postmenopausal women with high BP...
- Energy cost of stair climbing and descending on the college alumnus questionnaireD R Bassett
Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee Knoxville 37996 2700, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1250-4. 1997..20 kcal for going up and down one step. Even more precise estimates can be obtained by adjusting for body weight (going up and down one flight of stairs requires 1.63 MET.min)...
- Validity of inspiratory and expiratory methods of measuring gas exchange with a computerized systemD R Bassett
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 2700, USA
J Appl Physiol 91:218-24. 2001..0004, FE(CO(2)) = -0.0003, VO(2) = -0.018 l/min). Thus a computerized system, using inspiratory or expiratory configurations, permits extremely precise measurements to be made in a less time-consuming manner than the DB technique...
- Limiting factors for maximum oxygen uptake and determinants of endurance performanceD R Bassett
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:70-84. 2000..Running economy and fractional utilization of VO2max also affect endurance performance. The speed at lactate threshold (LT) integrates all three of these variables and is the best physiological predictor of distance running performance...
- Effects of swim training on body weight, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid and lipoprotein profileH Tanaka
Exercise Science Unit, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37996-2700, USA
Clin Physiol 17:347-59. 1997..It was concluded that swim training of the duration, frequency and intensity used in the present study failed to elicit favourable modifications in these traditional cardiovascular risk factors...