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7th EFSMA – European Congress of Sports Medicine, 3rd Central European Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Annual Assembly of the German and the Austrian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Austrian Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

26.-29.10.2011, Salzburg, Austria

Indirect assessment of cardiac output and stroke volume during spiroergometric examination in male subjects of different performance level

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  • Jaroslav Novak - Institute of Sports Medicine, Medical Faculty in Plzen, Charles Uni., Prague, Czech Republic
  • Milan Stork - Dept. of Applied Electronics and Telecommunications, Uni. of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic
  • Vaclav Zeman - Institute of Sports Medicine, Medical Faculty in Plzen, Charles Uni., Prague, Czech Republic

7th EFSMA – European Congress of Sports Medicine, 3rd Central European Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Salzburg, 26.-29.10.2011. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2011. Doc11esm105

DOI: 10.3205/11esm105, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-11esm1051

Published: October 24, 2011

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Noninvasive determination of cardiac output (Q) and stroke volume (SV) based on the study by Stringer et al. [1] provides a simple and low-cost assessment of cardiac function in response to exercise. Based on our previous experience ([2]) we studied the estimated values of Qmax and SVmax in 4 groups af male subjects of different performance level. Group A (n=10) included young swimmers, group B (n=12) junior ice hockey players, group C (n=11) competitive cyclists and group D untrained university student volunteers (n=11). Data collected from the groups are summarized in Table 1 [Tab. 1] (anthropometric characteristics), Table 2 [Tab. 2] (cardio-rerspiratory parameters including Qmax and SVmax) and Table 3 [Tab. 3] (obtained data compared to Czech norms for average population based on IBP /International Biological Program/ results). The results showed significant differences in Qmax and SVmax between the groups in accordance with different athletic history of the subjects.


References

1.
Stringer WW, Hansen JE, Wassermann K. Cardiac output estimated noninvasively from oxygen uptake during exercise. J appl Physiol. 1997;82(3):908-12.
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Stork M, Novak J, Zeman V. Noninvasive cardiac output estimation based on oxygen consumption during stress test. In: Mastorakis N, et al, eds. Latest trends on systems. Vol. I. 14th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Systems. Corfu Island: 2010. p.159-64.