Resting Heart Rate

Measure Definition:

Heart rate when at rest measured in beats per minute (bpm)


Physical Performance Testing

Construct Definition (and Source):

Any of various activities and tests designed to assess an individual's physical fitness. (NCI)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Kantartzis K, Thamer C, Peter A, et al. High cardiorespiratory fitness is an independent predictor of the reduction in liver fat during a lifestyle intervention in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Gut 2009;58:1281-1288.

Gaesser G, Tucker W, Jarrett C, Angadi S. Fitness versus fatness: which influences health and mortality risk the most? Curr Sports Med Rep 2015;14:327-332.

Jucra R, Jackson A, Lamonte M, et al. Assessing cardiorespiratory fitness without performing exercise testing. Am J Prev Med 2005;29:185-193.

Bennett H, Parfitt G, Davison K, Eston R. Validity of submaximal step tests to esitmate maximal oxygen uptake in healthy adults. Sports Med 2016;46:737-750.

Shephard R, Bailey D, Mirwald R. Development of the Canadian Home Fitness Test. Can Med Assoc J 1976;114:675-679.

Simonsick E, Fan E, Fleg J. Estimating cardiorespiratory fitness in well-functioning older adults: treadmill validation of the long distance corridor walk. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006;54:127-132.