News tagged with aerobic capacity

Lifespan—genetic background and physical activity

Animal studies have already shown that a strong link exists between genetic background and physical activity level. The purpose of our study was to investigate the associations between genetic background, physical activity ...

Dec 16, 2015
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Why does maximum heart rate drop with age?

Researchers at the University of Colorado have new insight into the age-old question of why maximum heart rate (maxHR) decreases with age. This decrease in maxHR not only limits the performance of aging athletes but it is ...

Oct 14, 2013
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