Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Maximal Oxygen Uptake and Sedentariness: an Observational Study
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This is a substudy of the Generation-100 study (NCT01666340). The aim of this study is to find critical values for (1) maximal oxygen uptake and (2) sedentary behavior, below which cardiovascular risk parameter clustering is apparent in an elderly Norwegian population.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
70 Years to 77 Years (Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
ability to walk at least 1km,
born in 1938,1939,1940,1941 or 1942
Sufficiently good health to be able to take part in the study, as determined by the researchers
Illness or disability that precludes exercise or hinders completion of the study
Symptomatic valve disease, hyper tropic cardio-myopathy or unstable angina
Test results indicating that study participation is unsafe
Inclusion in other studies conflicting with participation in this one