The Andersen Aerobic Fitness Test: Reliability and Validity in 10-Year-Old Children

@inproceedings{Aadland2014TheAA,
  title={The Andersen Aerobic Fitness Test: Reliability and Validity in 10-Year-Old Children},
  author={Eivind Aadland and Torkil Terum and Asgeir Mamen and Lars Bo Andersen and G K Resaland and Neil M. Johannsen},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND High aerobic fitness is consistently associated with a favorable metabolic risk profile in children. Direct measurement of peak oxygen consumption (VO2peak) is often not feasible, thus indirect tests such as the Andersen test are required in many settings. The present study seeks to determine the reliability and validity of the Andersen test in 10-year-old children. METHODS A total of 118 10-year-old children (67 boys and 51 girls) were recruited from one school and performed four… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 554 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
11 Citations
28 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

554 Citations

02004006002015201620172018
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 554 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Comparing two regression formulas that predict VO2peak using the 20-m shuttle run for children and adolescents

  • KH Pitetti, B Fernhall, S Figoni
  • Pediatr Exerc Sci
  • 2002
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

The reliability and validity of the 20meter shuttle test as a predictor of peak oxygen uptake in Edinburgh school children, age 13 to 14 years

  • SK McVeigh, AC Payne, S Scott
  • Pediatr Exerc Sci
  • 1995
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…