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Advances in Gerontology

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 236–242 | Cite as

Evaluation of accelerated aging of commercial drivers on model of biological age based on parameters of physical work ability

  • A. S. BashkirevaEmail author
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Abstract

The potential of the prognostic evaluation of the functional state of the body was evaluated based on a comparative analysis of biological age according to the physical working ability in commercial drivers. The dependence of dynamic changes in the parameters of physical ability and biological age from the calendar age and professional experience of drivers was studied. An early (compared to the control group) reduction in the range of adaptive reactions to submaximal workloads of the cardiovascular system was recorded in drivers. The risk group with manifestations of premature aging was observed in 40–49-year-old drivers with 15–19 years of professional experience. The suitability of our methods for evaluating the rate of aging according to physical ability and the development of preventive measures against premature and/or the accelerated aging of workers was shown.

Keywords

occupational risk accelerated aging biological age physical work ability commercial drivers professional longevity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mechnikov Northwestern State Medical UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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