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exercise:

see physical fitnessphysical fitness,
combined good health and physical development. The object of any program of physical fitness is to maximize an individual's health, strength, endurance, and skill relative to age, sex, body build, and physiology.
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exercise

1. US and Canadian a ceremony or formal routine, esp at a school or college
2. Gymnastics a particular type of event, such as performing on the horizontal bar
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This book contains 20 chapters on cardiopulmonary exercise testing in children and adolescents, illustrating how it differs from adult stress testing.
To enable exercise testing across a greater range of population groups, tests with some new modalities of ergometers have been designed.
It focuses on the clinical applicability of exercise testing and health screening before activity.
Adverse events related to exercise testing and the intervention were monitored throughout the study.
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing is regularly used in developed countries to determine the peak oxygen uptake of heart failure patients, and the test can yield important prognostic information regarding survival.
Sub-maximal exercise testing provides a feasible low cost alternative method of assessing cardiovascular fitness with minimal risk to the participant compared to maximal exercise testing (1).
The second updated edition of Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual includes the latest updates keyed to recent modifications published in the ASCM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, Eighth Edition, and adds in-depth surveys on body composition testing, new emphasis on assessment processes, a newly updated format lending to quicker reference, and more discussion questions for each lab.
Bosses say the exercise testing has already helped to cut the number of patients who die after surgery.
Research studies provide supportive evidence for the use of clinical exercise testing and prescribed exercise programs to decrease risk factors for complications related to diabetes.