Determination of Maximum Oxygen Uptake
1. There are several equipments used to determine the subject's VO2 max. The bicycle ergometer.
Heart rate monitor, stopwatch, low resistance respiratory valve plus mouthpiece, nose clip,
meteorological balloon, electronic CO2 and O2 analyzer and 2 way valve.
2. The purpose to get the barometric pressure and gas temperature so we can correct using the
formula in the book after because different location will have an effect to the results.
3. Partial pressure is the percent of gas Nitrogen, Carbon, and Oxygen in the air. Vapour pressure is
water vapor pressure that exert on an object.
4. -Their heart rate should be around 190-220. Their blood lactic acid level should