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One Test to determine Efficiency, Thresholds, and VO2max

August 8, 2022

Introduction. The three major predictors of endurance performance are maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) (LINK), fatigue thresholds (e.g., ventilatory (LINK) and/or critical power (LINK)) (LINK), and efficiency or economy of movement (LINK). Over the last few blog posts a description of the testing, and analysis of each variable has been completed. In this post a detailed […]

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The Importance of Sport Specific Maximal Oxygen Testing

August 8, 2022

Introduction. One of the most significantly limiting aspects of measuring maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) testing is that, until very recently, it had to be measured in a lab in very controlled conditions. While this is beneficial in the research environment, from a coaching perspective, getting the most applicable snapshot of an athlete’s fitness is challenging. […]

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Helping Athletes Achieve Their Ambitions

February 18, 2022

Train.Red—a world leader in scientific, wearable (f)NIRS equipment—is excited to announce that it will be collaborating with VO2 Master. Joining forces will lead to great opportunities, not only for each company, but especially for our valued customers. Read on for details! Helping Athletes Achieve Their Ambitions Data can make a difference. Implementing multiple technologies that […]

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Best Practices for Your VO2 Master Analyzer

December 14, 2022

Here are some best practices to get the highest quality data possible from your VO2 Master Analyzer. The VO2 Master Analyzer is robust and generally works well by simply following the in-app guide when starting a test. Please carefully review the recommendations below as they are intended for those who want to perfect their testing […]

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Debunking the Lactate Threshold Myth

May 13, 2021

Many physiologic testing protocols in use today are based on poor science, and do not make use of the available evidence, which has proven fundamental errors in the protocols themselves. The continued propagation of the myth of a lactate threshold is just one example. Dr. Andrew Sellars, Co-Founder VO2 Master Inc. Lactate Does Not Play […]

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VO2max: A Determinant of Team Sport Performance

March 15, 2021

In this fifth article of our Introductory Series, we identify and discuss factors that affect athletic performance in team sports. Athletic Capacities Without question, physical capacity of athletes is an important element of success in every team sport. This involves a massive number of different physiologic parameters, with aerobic capacity playing a significant role. Maximal […]

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Validation Studies & Research

Physiological and Mechanical Responses to a Graded Exercise Test in Traditional Rowing

February 18, 2023

Authors: Alfonso Penichet-Tomas , Jose M. Jimenez-Olmedo , Basilio Pueo and Javier Olaya-Cuartero Research Group in Health, Physical Activity, and Sports Technology (Health-Tech), Faculty of Education,University of Alicante, 03690 San Vicente del Raspeig, Spain Introduction Laboratory exercise testing is a crucial tool for personalized training prescription inendurance athletes, as well as for monitoring progress and […]

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Energy expenditure compared to mental focus & score in three modes of golf transport/play

December 23, 2022

Authors: Neil Ernest Wolkodoff 1, Gerald Martin Haase 2 and Ben Nathaniel Pennymon 3 1 Colorado Center for Health & Sport Science, Denver, Colorado.2 University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado.3 Common Ground Golf Course, Aurora, Colorado. Introduction Golf has surged over the last ten years as a recreational sport activity. Over the two […]

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Physiological Demands of Basic Fire Management Tasks in Members of the Canadian Armed Forces: A Pilot Study

October 15, 2021

Authors: Étienne Chassé, MSc; Daniel Théoret, MSc; Martin P. Poirier, PhD; François Lalonde, PhD Introduction Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are required to meet the minimum standards of the Fitness for Operational Requirements of CAF Employment (FORCE) job-based simulation test (JBST) and must possess the capacity to perform other common essential tasks. One […]

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