Using ramp-incremental V̇O2 responses for constant-intensity exercise selection.

  title={Using ramp-incremental V̇O2 responses for constant-intensity exercise selection.},
  author={Daniel A. Keir and Donald H. Paterson and John M. Kowalchuk and Juan Manuel Murias},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={43 9},
  • D. Keir, D. Paterson, J. Murias
  • Published 23 March 2018
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  • Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme
Despite compelling evidence to the contrary, the view that oxygen uptake (V̇O2) increases linearly with exercise intensity (e.g., power output, speed) until reaching its maximum persists within the exercise physiology literature. This viewpoint implies that the V̇O2 response at any constant intensity is predictable from a ramp-incremental exercise test. However, the V̇O2 versus task-specific exercise intensity relationship constructed from ramp-incremental versus constant-intensity exercise are… 

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