maximum oxygen uptake


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maximum oxygen uptake

the greatest volume of oxygen that can be absorbed from the lungs by the blood. Also called aerobic capacity.

maximum oxygen uptake

The maximum amount of O2 that can be consumed by the body per unit of time during heavy exercise.
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When individuals' maximum oxygen uptake attained during a laboratory-based test is not feasible, the 20-m shuttle run test seems to be a useful alternative for estimating cardio-respiratory fitness.
Limiting factors for maximum oxygen uptake and determinats of endurance performance.
During endurance activities, magnitude of maximal aerobic power is not the only important factor rather a percentage of maximum oxygen uptake in anaerobic threshold that could be used without inducing fatigue caused by accumulation of lactic acid is also important.
These data suggest that the athlete was most efficient on the treadmill (higher coefficient) when compared to the other modalities, although this did not translate into a higher maximum oxygen uptake recorded using the treadmill.
2] max = maximum oxygen uptake during exercise as a proportion of predicted maximum oxygen uptake, CWS = comfortable walking speed, HD = hip disarticulation, V[O.
6 Total assessments between 2001-2009 Total Subjects 125 Population (%) 100% Table 4 Assessments of maximum oxygen uptake between 2001 and 2009 Assessments Ages (years) Men Women Percentage by age 20 33 60-69 72 100 21.
1] in order to reach 80% to 85% of most professional dancers' maximum oxygen uptake by the final stage.
2max]: Maximum oxygen uptake was determined using the modified Astrand protocol (14) where subjects ran to volitional exhaustion during a continuous incremental run on a motorised treadmill.
There is an increase in heart rate, cardiac output, and stroke volume, and a reduction in maximum oxygen uptake which reduces exercise tolerance.
Prediction of maximum Oxygen uptake capacity by the 20-m MST: Subjects started running back and forth a 20-m course and must touch the 20-m line.
For example, a single anchor method might involve assessing the change in maximum oxygen uptake required for people to rate their health-related quality of life (the anchor) as much improved.
The findings revealed that after the treatment period, patients' maximum oxygen uptake increased significantly.
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