26 January 2018

The Maximal Oxygen Uptake Verification Phase: a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Posted in COSMED News, English, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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The verification phase of the VO2max assessment has been investigated in this paper published on the Sports Medicine - Open Journal.

Commonly performed during an incremental test to exhaustion, maximal oxygen uptake (V̇O2max) assessment has become a recurring practice in clinical and experimental settings. To validate the test, several criteria were proposed.

In this review the knowledge on the verification phase was updated, while suggestions on how it can be performed (e.g. intensity, duration, recovery) were provided according to population and protocol design.

The article details are the following:

- Title: "The Maximal Oxygen Uptake Verification Phase: a Light at the End of the Tunnel?"
- Authors: Schaun GZ
- Published in
: Sports Med Open. 2017 Dec 8;3(1):44

The full study can be freely downloaded at the following link: click here


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