ramp test

ramp test

(ramp test)
A form of graded exercise test in which treadmill speed is kept constant but grade increases each minute between 1% and 4% until volitional exhaustion or other test termination criteria are achieved (e.g., Harbor protocol).
References in periodicals archive ?
In our study, BDNF levels were higher after the judo training session than the ramp test and BDNF plasma variation after physical exercise increased significantly in both exercise conditions.
Ramp test is based on constant steering until the required steering wheel angle is reached.
The ramp test echocardiogram is a noninvasive test that can diagnose pump thrombosis by comparing expected versus actual left ventricular end-diastolic volume (LVEDD) at different LVAD speeds [1, 2].
The WNV ELISA positive pools were further tested by the RAMP test (ADAPCO, Sanford, FL) for confirmation.
A ramp test for each service is performed to verify the CIR, and EIR.
Volunteers faced a ramp test and were asked to complete a three-minute bout of all-out exercise.
Athletes performed in random order a laboratory ramp test for V[O.sub.2]max assessment [8] and an on court Yo-Yo IR1 test [5].
A DISABLED gran was banned from a bus because she hadn't passed a "ramp test" on her scooter.
The maximal exercise ramp test started at 11 km * [h.sup.-1] and with 4[degrees] inclines which then increased 1[degrees] each min during the test.
The investigators performed a shear ramp test to determine viscosity.
Run the vibration at 10g rms throughout this final ramp test. When done, set the temperature to 20[degrees]C and the vibration to 0g rms and wait until the product has cooled and can be handled.