Performance Testing - VO2 Analysis

What is VO2 Max?

Let’s start with VO2 max before diving into the specifics of the test .

VO2max is a shorter and abbreviated term for maximal oxygen consumption. During intense or maximal exercise, the term would refer to the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can use.

It’s measured in milliliters of oxygen per kilogram of body weight per minutes (ml/kg/min) that requires two determining factors:

  • The amount of blood your heart can pump ou