Article #15 of 50: I have made it a goal of mine to share at least 50 research articles with you to review in 2012. These articles will be shared with no opinion of mine, just purely the information provided in the research and where to go to read more about the topic. This weekly challenge will feature many different aspects of the field: strength, conditioning, nutrition, psychology, etc. If you would like to submit research articles to be included in this segment, please email me a PDF version of the peer reviewed journal article.
MILITARY MEDICINE, 176, 3:347, 2011.
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity and reliability of equations for predicting maximal values of heart rate (HR) in military personnel. Methods: Five hundred and nine members of the Croatian Armed Forces (age 29.1 ± 5.5 years; height 180.1 ± 6.6 cm; body mass 83.4 ± 11.3 kg; maximal oxygen uptake