Maximal and functional aerobic capacity as assessed by two graduated field methods in comparison to laboratory exercise testing in moderately trained subjects.

@article{Ahmaidi1992MaximalAF,
  title={Maximal and functional aerobic capacity as assessed by two graduated field methods in comparison to laboratory exercise testing in moderately trained subjects.},
  author={Said Ahmaidi and Katia Collomp and Corinne Caillaud and Christian G. Prefaut},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={243-8}
}
This study was undertaken to determine which of the two commonly used field tests, the 20-meter shuttle run test (20-MST) or the University of Montreal track test (UM-TT), provides the most accurate assessment of maximal and functional aerobic capacity in moderately trained athletes. Eleven male subjects aged from 18 to 30 years were studied in triple incremental and continuous running tests carried out until exhaustion both in laboratory and field conditions. They underwent a laboratory… CONTINUE READING