Validation of Urban Routes for Exercise on Prescription
Antoni Planas Anzano
Xavier Peirau Terés
Jesús Pujol Salud
Divina Farreny Justribó
*Corresponding author: Antoni Planas Anzano firstname.lastname@example.org
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Planas Anzano, A., Peirau Terés, X., Pujol Salud, J., & Farreny Justribó, D. (2010). Validation of Urban Routes for Exercise on Prescription. Apunts. Educación Física y Deportes, 100, 14-22.
Objective: Design and validate eight urban routes in Lleida, to be used as prescription instruments by physicians and nurses at Primary Care Centres (CAPs). Methodologies: Before and during making use of the routes, diverse anthropometric and physiological measurements were taken among volunteers (n = 175), chosen from diverse CAPs in Lleida. Results: The data collected determined which variables influenced upon the intensity of the physical activity. Intervals were established within which future practitioners could perform age-specific activities under medical supervision. º: This experience allows establishing a methodology to validate routes for exercise on prescription at three levels of intensity (light, moderate, intense) based on medical diagnosis.
Received: July 17, 2008
Accepted: December 1, 2008
Published: April 01, 2010
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