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Unformatted text preview: The increases in heart rate, blood pressure, and RPE were expected because the step test is more strenuous than walking on a flat surface. More work is being done to step up a certain height. 8. For this patient, the most important factor to watch would be the heart rate, which would not be affected by the beta-blocking medication. The medication would however prevent blood pressure from rising too much during exercise. 9. I would have this individual do some low intensity cardio, such as walking, to slowly increase heart rate. Heart rate would be closely monitored because it would be the main indicator of the individuals work load. 10. The organs most affected by android obesity include the heart, liver, kidneys, and lungs. Individuals with this type of obesity are at major risk of heart damage and heart disease mainly due to high cholesterol. These individuals are at a higher risk for long term heath problems....
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- Spring '07