05 September 2013
VO2max test for dummies: the test clearly explained by Head Squeeze TV (featuring K4b2)
Greg Foot from the British "Head Squeeze" team presents a video in which the VO2max test is described in a very clear way, including its purposes and how to perform it.
Head Squeeze is an online Youtube channel from BBC, which is dedicated to the latest and current developments in the world of science, technology, and maths. From everyday curiosities to the latest mind blowing discoveries; Head Squeeze experts break it down and give their own left-field insights, sideways interpretations and bizarre, entertaining facts.
The August 2013 episode focused on what the VO2max test is. The 7 minute video goes through all basic aspects of the maximum oxygen uptake test by performing a running test on a treadmill using the wearable metabolic system K4b2 from COSMED.
See the full video: 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.