Chapter 32. Testing for Aerobic Capacity

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Ralph Beneke

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch32

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Hebestreit, H. and Beneke, R. (2007) Testing for Aerobic Capacity, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch32

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • aerobic capacity;
  • exercise testing;
  • oxygen uptake;
  • ergometer;
  • exercise protocol


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Peak oxygen uptake

  • Maximal Lactate Steady State, Ventilatory Threshold, Lactate Threshold

  • Mechanical Efficiency and Economy of Locomotion

  • Oxygen Uptake Kinetics

  • Challenges for Future Research

  • References