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dc.contributor.advisorBelcastro, Angelo
dc.creatorMeyerovich, Michael David
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-27T12:44:57Z
dc.date.available2017-07-27T12:44:57Z
dc.date.copyright2016-12-08
dc.date.issued2017-07-27
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10315/33482
dc.description.abstractThe intensity and intervals of physical activity (PA) are important in eliciting dose-dependent physical and physiological adaptations. The objectives of the study were to examine the VO2 responses plus accelerometer-based PA of children (n=8; 9.0 1.3 yrs) and young adults n=5; 21.7 2.4 yrs) during exercise and recovery from continuous, successive bouts of intermittent ordered versus intermittent random prescribed treadmill exercise (TM) at 4, 6, 8 and 10 km/hr (0%grade) and childrens (n=12; 9.6 1.5 yrs) self-paced active play (AP). Children showed a faster VO2 recovery (p<0.05) for the random TM. During AP, there was a poor relationship (r= -0.02) between accelerometer-measured PA and relative VO2. AP resulted in a 2.1:1 moderate-vigorous (MVPA):light-rest (LPA) intensity PA interval. In conclusion, the variable intensities and the MVPA:LPA ratios identified for AP may serve as a viable alternative to prescribed or paced exercise programs for promoting physiological benefits.
dc.language.isoen
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dc.subjectKinesiology
dc.titleChildren's Oxygen Consumption Responses to Self-Paced Active Play and Prescribed Treadmill Exercise
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.degree.disciplineKinesiology & Health Science
dc.degree.nameMSc - Master of Science
dc.degree.levelMaster's
dc.date.updated2017-07-27T12:44:57Z
dc.subject.keywordsOxygen Consumption
dc.subject.keywordsActive Play
dc.subject.keywordsPhysical Activity
dc.subject.keywordsAccelerometry
dc.subject.keywordsChildren's Health and Fitness


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