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  • Children and adolescents with Down syndrome, physical fitness and physical activity 

    Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Baynard, Tracy; Agiovlasitis, Stamatis (Shanghai University of Sport, 2012-11-08)
    Children (5–12 years) and adolescents (13–19 years) with Down syndrome (DS) possess a set of health, anatomical, physiological, cognitive, and psycho-social attributes predisposing them to limitations on their physical ...
  • Heart rate complexity in response to upright tilt in persons with Down syndrome 

    Agiovlasitis, Stamatis; Baynard, Tracy; Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Fernhall, Bo (Elsevier Science Ltd, 2011-11)
    People with Down syndrome (DS) show altered autonomic response to sympathoexcitation. Cardiac autonomic modulation may be examined with heart rate (HR) complexity which is associated uniquely with cardiovascular risk. This ...
  • Impact of obesity and Down syndrome on peak heart rate and aerobic capacity in youth and adults 

    Wee, Sang Ouk T.; Pitetti, Kenneth H.; Goulopoulou, Stella; Collier, Scott; Guerra Balic, Miriam Elisa; Baynard, Tracy (Elsevier Ltd., 2015-01)
    Individuals with Down syndrome (DS) exhibit reduced aerobic capacity with reduced peak heart rate (HRpeak). This condition is often coexistent with higher level of obesity compared to individuals without DS. The purpose ...