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Formulae of Gellish et al for Predicting Maximal Heart Rate in Healthy Adults

Purpose:

To estimate the maximum heart rate during exercise for a healthy adult using the formulae of Gellish et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Cardiology

Objective:

other testing, exercise

ICD-10:

Z50, R00

Description:

Gellish et al derived several equations for predicting the maximal heart rate in healthy adults during exercise. The authors are from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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