Accession Number:

ADA025992

Title:

Incidence of Coronary Risk Factors and Evidence of Ischemic Heart Disease in a Selected Military Population,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MASS

Report Date:

1976-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE