aerobic power

max·i·mal ox·y·gen con·sump·tion

(mak'si-măl ok'si-jĕn kŏn-sŭmp'shŭn)
Highest amount of oxygen a person can consume during maximal exercise of several minutes' duration. It is demonstrated by a leveling off or decline in oxygen consumption with increasing intensity.
Synonym(s): aerobic capacity, aerobic power, maximal oxygen uptake, VO2max.
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Work that I have been involved in with his group has shown that the muscle mitochondria (the powerhouse of the cells), maximal aerobic power, and even body fat and glucose improvements are identical between HIIT and MICT.
Thereafter, subjects were familiarized with the cycle ergometer and tested for maximal aerobic power by an incremental cycle ergometer test.
He added: "The last tests is the Vo2 max test on the treadmill which is a mark of their aerobic power, which is important for them to recover from those really intense, short bursts that they regularly do in a match.
Participants' peak oxygen consumption and peak aerobic power output were determined using a ramp protocol on a Velotron electronically-braked cycle ergometer (Racermate, Seattle, WA.
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Comparison of interval and continuous training in the aerobic power of physically active young adults
The CPET is considered to be the most accurate method for assessment of aerobic power. However, different values may be obtained for the same individual when different modalities of the test are used (3,4).
maximal aerobic power output and aerobic and anaerobic thresholds), it has low ecological validity regarding the specific aerobic endurance performance of the sport.
(24) Therefore, supplemental fitness training has been recommended for dancers, with demonstrations that increases in aerobic power and strength are associated with improvements in dancers' body composition and aesthetic competence.
(3,13,14,16,17,19) Additionally, poor aerobic power and high percentage of body fat, two of the strongest risk factors for EHI in the military, (20-22) may be of particular concern for women.
Studies have shown it can be eective in the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension and that it can produce high aerobic activity with marked improvements in fat oxidation and aerobic power. Most people who play the sport, at amateur and professional levels, give it up in their late 30s but there's no reason not to enjoy the beautiful game until well into your 60s and even 70s.