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Equation of De Backer et al for Predicting Peak Oxygen Uptake in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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De Backer et al used peak work rate during exercise to estimate the peak oxygen uptake for a pediatric patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). This can be useful in situations when the peak VO2 cannot be directly measured. The authors are from Wilhelmina Children's Hospital and University Medical Center Utrecht.

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