Incidence of Coronary Risk Factors and Evidence of Ischemic Heart Disease in a Selected Military Population,
ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MASS
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The purpose of the present study was to 1 define the incidence of coronary risk factors CRF among noncommissioned officers NCOs and officers over 35 years of age in the 2d Infantry Division 2 define the incidence of ischemic heart disease IHD in this population 3 asses the level of physical fitness in the division and 4 determine if the routine routine of CRF and IHD should be recommended for older personnel undergoing a high intensity physical training program. During the period of this study a high intensity jogging program was a mandatory part of the Divisions physical training.
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