Calculate Risks of Exercise


Diagnosed Disease

Cardiovascular disease

Pulmonary disease

Metabolic disease

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Factors

The following risk factors should not be viewed as an all inclusive list.



High serum HDL cholesterol (negative risk factor)

Impaired fasting glucose


Sedentary Lifestyle


Family History

Major Symptoms or Signs Suggestive of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease

The following signs and symptoms must be interpreted with in the clinical context in which the appear since they are not all specific for metabolic, pulmonary, or cardiovascular disease.

Pain or discomfort in the chest, neck, jaw, arms, or other areas that may be due to myocardial ischemia (lack of adequate circulation)

Shortness of breath at rest, during daily activities, or with mild exertion

Dizziness or syncope (fainting)

Orthopnea (breathing discomfort when not in an upright position) or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea (interrupted breathing at night)

Ankle edema (swelling)

Palpitations (abnormal rapid beating of the heart) or tachycardia (rapid heart beat)

Intermittent claudication (cramping pain and weakness in legs, especially calves, during walking due to inadequate blood supply to muscles)

Known heart murmur (atypical heart sound indicating a structural or functional abnormality)

Unusual or unexplained fatigue


Current (within past year) medical examination and exercise testing before participation:
Moderate Exercise Vigorous Exercise

Physician supervision of exercise tests:
Submaximal Test Maximal Test

Moderate activity

Vigorous activity