Validation of the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic system.

@article{McLaughlin2001ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic system.},
  author={Jacquelin E McLaughlin and Gregory M. King and Edward T. Howley and David Bassett and Barbara E. Ainsworth},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={280-4}
}
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the accuracy of the COSMED K4 b2 portable metabolic measurement system against the criterion Douglas bag (DB) method. During cycle ergometry on consecutive days, oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide production (VCO2), minute ventilation (VE), and respiratory exchange ratio (R) were measured at rest and… CONTINUE READING