04 June 2012

Athletic tests with K4 b² for the Italian National Football Team

Posted in English, K4b2/K5, Media

Athletic tests with K4 b² for the Italian National Football Team

Maximum oxygen uptake was measured on all football players of the Italian national team, during the training sessions in preparation for Euro 2012.

The athletes underwent some physical tests wearing the COSMED K4b2 metabolic monitor and mask. The tests included functional assessment by measuring anareobic threshold with the Mognoni test.

See the pictures of the tests at the following Facebook link: click here

See a video extract from Italian Sky Sport channel at the following link: click here


Founded in 1980, COSMED is a privately owned company manufacturing Cardio Pulmonary and Metabolic Diagnostic Equipment. COSMED products include a full range of Spirometers, Pulmonary Function, Body Composition, Nutritional Assessment and Cardio Pulmonary Exercise systems, including Electrocardiographs, Ergometers and Assessment Software. COSMED solutions are aimed for either professional or medical use for many different applications like: Hospital, Clinics, Primary Care, University & Education in Human Physiology, Clinical Nutrition, Commercial Weight Management, Human Performance Centers, Sport Institutions and Health Club Industry. COSMED Headquarters are located in the province of Rome, Italy. COSMED has subsidiaries in the USA, China and Germany, and distributes its products internationally through a constantly growing distributor network covering more than 70 countries.