Measurement of Aerobic Capacity - VO2-max via Respirometry & Ergometers
Inspiration - expiration = oxygen consumed

Gas exchange measurements    next

Treadmill tests Cybex 400T  $3700

CYCLE ERGOMETER

Water Flume - a water treadmill

USA Swimming Flume, Colorado Springs, CO athlete testing in USA Swimming flume
 

 

MAXIMUM OXYGEN CONSUMPTION FOR WORLD-CLASS ATHLETES

Oxygen Consumption       

                                   milliliters oxygen/ kilogram/ minute

Sport

Males

Females

 

 

 

Cross-country skiing

80-90+-

60-75

Long-distance running

70-80+

55-65

Cycling

70-80+

50-60

Speed skating

70-80+

50-60

Intermediate-distance running

65-80

 

Race walking

65-70+

 

Rowing

60-70

 

Swimming

60-70

50-60

Alpine skiing

55-65+

50-60

Soccer

55-65+

 

Table tennis

55-65

35-45

lee hockey

55-65

 

Decathlon

55-65

 

Tennis

50-60+

 

Basketball

50-60+

 

Gymnastics

50-60

35-45

Wrestling

45-60+

 

Football

45-60

 

Running sprints

45-55+

35-45

Baseball

40-50+

 

Martial arts

40-50 +

 

to calculate energy in calories multiple Lt of O2  x  5.0 Kcal
0.045ml x 5.0Kcal = 0.225 Kcal