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    Maximal Oxygen Uptake

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    The laboratory test for Maximal Oxygen Uptake is expensive and difficult to administer; however, various field tests have been developed which utilize variables that correlate well with the actual measurements. State these various relationships and discuss on what basis you would select at least two of these tests

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    Maximal tests are useful to determine an athlete's current level fitness based upon his or her training program. It can help determine specific heart rate and training zones for the athlete, and help a coach adapt an athlete?s training program to target underdeveloped energy systems. To ...

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    This solution discusses field tests that have been developed to estimate maximum oxygen uptake or max VO2. This solution suggests two field tests that can be used in lieu of expensive laboratory testing.