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Prediction of maximal oxygen uptake in boys 11–13 years of age

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Ninety-six boys aged 11–13 years were tested at submaximal and maximal loads on a bicycle ergometer. Submaximal and maximal heart rates and maximal oxygen uptake were measured. A function predicting \(\dot V\operatorname{O} _{2\max } \) from age, height, and steady state heart rate at submaximal work load was developed using multiple regression analysis.

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Binyildiz, P.O. Prediction of maximal oxygen uptake in boys 11–13 years of age. Europ. J. Appl. Physiol. 43, 213–219 (1980).

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Key words

  • Maximal and submaximal work load
  • Aerobic performance capacity prediction of \(\dot V\operatorname{O} _{2\max } \) in boys
  • Regression analysis