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OT Assistant

Geriatric Rehab 105

Impaired Aerobic Capacity/Endurance


  • Define 3 factors that influence aerobic capacity in older adults
  • Describe the physiology of aerobic capacity and exercise
  • List tests and measures to assess aerobic capacity and endurance
  • Describe commonly used scales including angina, dyspnea, claudication and perceived exertion scales
  • Review and outline 3 methods for evaluation, diagnosis and prognosis of older adults with aerobic impairment
  • List and describe 5 interventions used with older adults with aerobic impairment

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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