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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 518045, 6 pages
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Assessment of Cardiorespiratory Fitness without Exercise in Elderly Men with Chronic Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases

1Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, Rio de Janeiro State University, 20550-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Laboratory of Physical Activity and Health Promotion, Institute of Physical Education and Sports, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rua São Francisco Xavier 524/Sala 8121F, Maracanã, 20550-900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3Division of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Norrbacka, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
4Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 415 Lane Rd Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
5Physical Activity Sciences Graduate Program, Salgado de Oliveira University, Niterói, RJ, Brazil

Received 11 July 2011; Revised 19 September 2011; Accepted 20 September 2011

Academic Editor: Antony Bayer

Copyright © 2012 Geraldo A. Maranhão Neto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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