Leger and Gadoury reported an equation for estimating the VO2max for an adult performing a 20 meter shuttle test.
Test: w0 meter shuttle run test with initial speed of 8.5 km/h, with increments every 1 minute of 1 km per hour.
(1) maximal shuttle speed in km/h
VO2 max in mL oxygen per kg per min =
= (6 * (maximum shuttle speed)) - 27.4
• 1 MET = 3.5 mL oxygen per kg per min
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