Reliability of an incremental arm crank protocol for peak aerobic capacity determination in females

Leicht, Anthony, Kerr, Rebecca, and Sinclair, Wade (2006) Reliability of an incremental arm crank protocol for peak aerobic capacity determination in females. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference and the 4th Sports Dietitians Australia Update: From Research to Practice II, p. 166. From: AAESS 2006 2nd Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science Conference and the 4th Sports Dietitians Australia Update: From Research to Practice II, 28 September - 1 October 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

Traditionally, arm ergometry (AE) has been utilised to assess exercise responses in those with lower body limitations" Increasingly, AE has been included in the assessment of performance for athletes involved with predominantly upper body sports. Currently there exists no gold standard protocol for the determination of peak aerobic capacity (VO2peak) during AE. Further, most studies to date have examined male participants with little investigation of females. Therefore, the aim of the current study was to examine the reliability of an incremental AE protocol in the determination of VO2peak for females.

Item ID: 15029
Item Type: Conference Item (Abstract / Summary)
ISBN: 978-0-646-46536-4
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2011 02:44
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110602 Exercise Physiology @ 100%
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