University of Kansas conducts dementia research
December 2, 2016
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ann Poehler's strides quicken on the treadmill. Her feet pound. Her heart races from 150 to 160 beats per minute and more.
A plastic tube jutting from the Prairie Village woman's mouth feeds carbon dioxide levels to a computer here inside the University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center. The computer records every respiration while an exercise physiologist coaches her to push harder, the Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2goaFBT ) reports.
"Can you hang in there like for 15 more seconds?" he urges, making an initial chart of her vitals for an exercise stud...