Maximal oxygen uptake in Danish adolescents 16–19 years of age

  title={Maximal oxygen uptake in Danish adolescents 16–19 years of age},
  author={Lars Bo Andersen and Poul Henckel and Bengt Saltin},
  journal={European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology},
A random sample of schoolchildren, 119 boys and 153 girls, was tested in the fall of 1983. The data presented here are anthropometric data (height, weight, fat % and vital capacity) and oxygen uptake directly measured on a bicycle ergometer. The mean height and weight for boys were 179.1 cm and 67.7 kg, and those for girls were 168.0 cm and 59.6 kg. The mean fat content was 9.1% for boys and 19.1% for girls, and their mean vital capacities were 4.91 and 3.61 respectively. The boys had a high… CONTINUE READING

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