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Exercise Prescription - 70 year old male (case 3)

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!

Prevention
Rehabilitation


The case

Description 

  • 70 years old male
  • Body height: 182 cm
  • Body weight: 80 kg 
  • Sex: male
  • VO2max: 1500 ml/min (73% of predicted normal value)
  • Resting HR: 52  bts/min
  • Peak exercise HR: 112 bts/min
  • Total cholesterol: 189 mg/dl
  • Fasting glycemia: 102 mg/dl
  • Blood pressure: 125/80 mmHg
  • Medication intake: statin, antiplatelet, beta-blocker, digitalis, mucolytics, bronchodilators
  • Referred to rehabilitation for: AMI with CABG
  • Co-morbidities: Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, mild COPD
  • Additional information: none 

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References

  • Based on the EXPERT Tool (Exercise Prescription in Everyday Practice & Rehabilitative Training) developed by the University of Hasselt, in collaboration with EAPC. 

Notes to editor

Prof. Dominique Hansen, Associate Professor in Rehabilitation/Exercise Physiology in Internal Diseases at Hasselt University, Belgium