Jalili et al predicted maximal oxygen uptake in a healthy boy based on the 6-minute walking distance and body mass index. The authors are from Bu-Ali Sina University, Malayer University, and Islamic Azad University in Iran.

Patient selection: healthy boy from 8 to 17 years



(1) body mass index in kg per square meter

(2) 6-minute walking distance in meters


VO2 max in mL per kg per min =

= (0.06 * (6MWD)) - (0.732 * (BMI)) + 12.701


r = 0.875

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