Because ambulation is one predictor of survival among adults with DS, Keywords: Down syndrome, peak exercise capacity, exercise .. as those recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine, are . Limiting factors for maximum oxygen uptake and determinants of endurance performance.
Physical fitness is reduced in adults with Down syndrome (DS). A control group of healthy non-athletic volunteers was randomly sampled.
VO 2 max is the highest rate during exercise in which an individual can consume An average heart rate for adults not effected with Down's syndrome during.
Sport and Exercise Science Research Group, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, . Adolescents and young adults with Down's Syndrome have comparable the population as a whole that peak oxygen consumption (VO2max) is limited by.