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Exercise Prescription - 53 year old male (case 10)

Prof. Dominique Hansen, Exercise Prescription Quiz Section Editor

Test your knowledge on Exercise Prescription with this quiz prepared by Dr Dominique Hansen (Hasselt, BE): Review the case below, and take the MCQ quiz to see how accurate your prescriptions are!

Exercise Testing
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation


The case

Description

  • 53 year old male
  • Body height: 178 cm
  • Body weight: 80 kg
  • VO2max: 1250 ml/min (50% of predicted normal value)
  • Resting HR: 55 bts/min
  • Peak exercise HR: 134 bts/min
  • Total cholesterol: 178 mg/dl
  • Fasting glycemia: 105 mg/dl
  • Blood pressure: 123/80 mmHg
  • Medication intake: beta-blocker, statin, exogenous insulin
  • Referred to rehabilitation for: peripheral arterial disease (pain threshold at 115 bts/min)
  • Co-morbidities: type 2 diabetes

Test your knowledge

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