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Standardized walking test
« on: June 15, 2021, 12:59:36 PM »
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The standardized walk test result indicates the maximum oxygen uptake capacity (VO2 Max) and the result is in the form ml / kg / min. You’ll also get a comparison to your own reference group as well as a beginner’s gym workout program with stretching instructions. In testing, you prepare to walk 2,000 meters either alone or with other test subjects. Testing for men and women over 45 years of age.
It is also expressed as a fitness index that takes into account the effect of age. The fitness index shows the level of fitness compared to the reference values for women and men of the same age. The result is reliable when the test is performed under supervision. A trained tester is able to take into account the factors that affect the test result.

The 2,000 meters walk test is intended for testing the endurance condition of adults aged 20-65 years. It is suitable for people who do not have a disorder or disability that restricts brisk walking or medications that affect the heart rate. For very good condition, the test is not recommended. For those who regularly do endurance exercise for more than five hours a week for about an hour at a time, it may not give reliable results.