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...
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...