Criterion-related validity of perceived exertion scales in healthy children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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  • 16-04-2016

Rodríguez I, Zambrano L, Manterola C. Arch Argent Pediatr 2016 Apr;114(2):120-8. 10.5546/aap.2016.eng.120.

Physiological parameters used to measure exercise intensity are oxygen uptake and heart rate. However, perceived exertion (PE) is a scale that has also been frequently applied. The objective of this study is to establish the criterion-related validity of PE scales in children during an incremental exercise test.

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