Advanced Aerobic Workshop
ExRx.net Walk/Run Calculator - This calculator uses the ACSM prediction calculations
Cycle Calculator - Input Watts and weight to find VO2. This calculator uses the ACSM prediction calculations
Rowing V02max predictor - Use your weight and best 2000m time
General Indications for stopping an exercise test
- Onset of angina or angina-like symptoms.
- drop in systolic BP of >10mmHg from baseline BP despite an increase in workload.
- Excecssive rise in BP: systolic >250mmHg or diastolic >115mmHg.
- Shortness of breath, wheezing, leg cramps or claudication.
- Signs of poor perfusion: light-headedness, confusion, ataxia, pallor, cyanosis, nausea, or cold and clammy skin.
- Failure of heart rate to increase with increased exercise intensity.
- Noticeable change in heart rhythm.
- Subject requests to stop
For a full list of absolute and relative contraindications see:
American College of Sports Medicine. (2013). ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Eston, R. & Reilly, T. (Ed.) (2009). Kinanthropometry and exercise physiology laboratory manual. Vol. 2: Physiology. (3rd Ed). London, Routledge