Tag: fitness

1. Among children in elementary school, an internet-based intervention for teachers significantly improved cardiorespiratory fitness with sustained effect for 24 months. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Childhood cardiorespiratory fitness is an important marker of overall health and risk factors for disease in later life. Previous studies have demonstrated that...
Image: PD 1. Compared to age alone, cardiorespiratory fitness is a superior prognosticator of post-surgical mortality and length of stay in older adults.  2. Preoperative cardiorespiratory fitness testing allows for selection of low-risk elderly patients who will have a high rate of operative success.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Surgeons and...