Quantification of exercise capability and evaluation of physical capacity in man.

@article{strand1976QuantificationOE,
  title={Quantification of exercise capability and evaluation of physical capacity in man.},
  author={P. O. {\AA}strand},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular diseases},
  year={1976},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={51-67}
}
(1)Every type of exercise is in a sense a unique situation. However, all forms of muscular work do increase the metabolic rate and therefore it is of particular interest to analyse the involvement of the oxygen transport system. The oxygen uptake gives an accurate measure of the aerobic power, and it is highly related to the cardiac output. The VO2 max is under standardized conditions a highly reproducible characteristic of the individual's aerobic fitness. It is however, subject to variations… CONTINUE READING

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