Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

First Advisor

Dr. Stan Sady

Second Advisor

Dr. Kris Berg

Third Advisor

Dr. Ray Millimet


It was the purpose of this study to compare the following cardiorespiratory responses responses of prepubescent boys and adult men to similar 10 week exercise training porgrams: 1. V02 max. 2. Heart rate (HR) versus V0s responses to incremental treadm ill exercise. Additionally , the effects of low (40% VO2 max) and high (70% VO2 max) intensity exercise on these cardiorespiratory fitness variables were determined.


A Thesis Presented to the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts in Physical Education. Copyright 1982, Mary Maarlene Petratis