Critical measurement issues/challenges in assessing aerobic capacity in youth.

Abstract

We discuss current measurement issues related to tests of aerobic capacity in the FITNESSGRAM. Interpretation of tests of aerobic capacity is difficult because the criterion measure of aerobic capacity, maximal rate of oxygen uptake (VO2(max)) expressed relative to body weight, is inversely related to body fatness and body mass index (BMI). This association… (More)

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