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Table 3 Power alterations according to age and heart rate after 2nd minute (beats per minute)

From: Protocol for Fit Bodies, Fine Minds: a randomized controlled trial on the affect of exercise and cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults

  Heart rate 65 years old Heart rate 70 years old Heart rate 75 years old
Raise power level by    
   1.0 – 1.5 kp <92.5 <90 <87.5
   0.5 – 1.0 kp 92.5 – 111.5 90 – 109 87.5 – 106.5
   ≤ 0.5 112.5 – 121.5 110 – 119 107.5 – 116.5
Lower power level by    
   0.5 – 1.0 kp >142.5 >140 >137.5
   ≤ 0.5 kp 132.5 – 141.5 130 – 139 127.5 – 136.5