Health  Vol.10 No.7 , July 2018
A Study of Exercise Intensity Based on Individual’s BMI and Heart Rate
Abstract: The purpose of this research is to explore if individuals of different BMI can achieve a given intensity using the same exercise load. For the first part of our research, a survey was sent out to gather responses from people of various age groups. We asked their weight, height, and resting heart rate. We found out there was no correlation between BMI and heart rate. We also designed an experiment to study the relationship between BMI and exercise intensity. The result shows people with higher BMI need more exercise load in order to match the exercise intensity of people with lower BMI.
Keywords: BMI, Heart Rate, Exercise
Cite this paper: Zou, X. and Gao, J. (2018) A Study of Exercise Intensity Based on Individual’s BMI and Heart Rate. Health, 10, 902-906. doi: 10.4236/health.2018.107066.

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