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EARLY ADULTHOOD (20-40)
Early Adulthood (20 to 40)
- HR: 70 bpm average
Maximum heart rate with strenuous exercise can be estimated by the formula [200 - AGE]. Example: age 30 = 220 - 30 = 190.
- RR: 16-20 bpm
- Systolic BP: 120 mmHg average
- Temperature: 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit
Peak physical conditioning occurs between 19-26 years of age. Adults develop lifelong habits and routines during this time and all body systems are at optimal performance. Accidents are a leading cause of death in this age group due to thier being the most active age group.
Psychological - Early adulthood presents with the highest levels of job stress. Romantic and affectionate love develop. Childbirth is most common in this age group, and psychological problems related to well-being are much reduced as compared to later in age.