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How high of a heartrate in a 6 year old would be considered too high during moderate play? [riding on a teeter totter, climbing a 3 step slide]

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine

In brief: Heart rate

The formula to can use to calculate an expected ("target") heart rate with exercise is 70% of (220-yourage), or for a 6 year old it is 70% of 214 or 150 beats per minute.
The maximum acceptable heart rate would be 214.

In brief: Heart rate

The formula to can use to calculate an expected ("target") heart rate with exercise is 70% of (220-yourage), or for a 6 year old it is 70% of 214 or 150 beats per minute.
The maximum acceptable heart rate would be 214.
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