‘Gold Standard’ Treadmill Test vs One-mile Walk Test

Research Paper Title Validation of One-mile Walk Equations for the Estimation of Aerobic Fitness in British Military Personnel under the Age of 40 years. Background To provide an accurate estimate of peak oxygen uptake (VO2 peak) for British Royal Navy Personnel aged between 18 and 39, comparing a gold standard treadmill based maximal exercise test… Read More

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What is the Correlation between VO2 Peak, VLT & RE in Special Forces Personnel?

Research Paper Title Oxygen Uptake, Velocity at Lactate Threshold, and Running Economy in Elite Special Forces. Background To examine the correlation of peak oxygen uptake (VO2 peak), velocity at lactate threshold (V(LT)), and running economy (RE) in a group of Special Force Squad members. Methods VO2 peak, V(LT), and RE of 120 male elite special… Read More

An Alternative Approach to the APFT

Research Paper Title An Alternative Approach to the Army Physical Fitness Test Two-mile Run using Critical Velocity and Isoperformance Curves. Background The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of critical velocity (CV) and isoperformance curves as an alternative to the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) two-mile running test. Methods Seventy-eight men and… Read More

Special Forces: VO2, LT & RE?

Research Paper Title Oxygen Uptake, Velocity at Lactate Threshold, and Running Economy in Elite Special Forces. Purpose To examine the correlation of peak oxygen uptake (VO2 peak), velocity at lactate threshold (V(LT)), and running economy (RE) in a group of Special Force Squad members. Methods VO2 peak, V(LT), and RE of 120 male elite special… Read More

Special Forces: Oxygen Uptake, Lactate Threshold & Running Economy

Research Paper Title Oxygen Uptake, Velocity at Lactate Threshold, and Running Economy in Elite Special Forces. Objective To examine the correlation of peak oxygen uptake (VO2 peak), velocity at lactate threshold (V(LT)), and running economy (RE) in a group of Special Force Squad members. Methods VO2 peak, V(LT), and RE of 120 male elite special… Read More

Special Forces: Physiological Description & Ergogenic Influence of Blood Reinfusion

Research Paper Title Elite Special Forces: Physiological Description and Ergogenic Influence of Blood Reinfusion. Background The researchers measured the physical exercise capabilities of US Army Special Forces soldiers (male) and determined the subsequent ergogenic influence of autologous blood reinfusion. Method Twelve subjects (Ss) completed maximal exercise treadmill testing in a comfortable (Ta = 20 degrees… Read More