One mile walk test

The one mile walk test is a submaximal test the requires you to walk one mile as fast as you can.

1. Make sure you have a known distance to walk. Could be 400 meters to walk four times or a measured one mile distance.
2. Walk as fast as you can without feeling strained.
3. Note the time and the heart rate when finishing the distance.

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Walking at given speed requires a certain oxygen uptake. If heart rate is known together with age and gender it is possible to estimate maximal heart rate and thereby maximal oxygen uptake.

Estimation of VO2max from a one-mile track walk, gender, age, and body weight.
Kline GM, Porcari JP, Hintermeister R, Freedson PS, Ward A, McCarron RF, Ross J, Rippe JM.
Med Sci Sports Exerc 1987 Jun;19(3):253-9




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#11 pete 2013-09-02 02:45
Would like to use this in my 8th grade PE class. Can I have the number for this so I can tell my students their what is an advance score, proficient score and a limited score.
#10 andrea 2013-07-09 21:27
Where's the scoring???
#9 Ben 2013-04-11 01:10
Quoting Brian Cahill:
How do we send this in? Or do we print this out?

Right-click the image and select print.
#8 Brian Cahill 2013-02-12 16:00
How do we send this in? Or do we print this out?
#7 saedi 2012-07-03 08:49
Vo2max mean in the age 12-14 years is much
#6 saedi 2012-07-03 08:37
Please calculate the Cooper test run 1 mile. Accounted for adolescents 12-14 years of help. Thanks
#5 saedi 2012-07-03 08:32
This formula is for all ages. Please accounted for adolescents 12-14 years of help. Thanks
#4 Shorton Tyme 2011-12-13 08:15
What is a good score???
#3 Agne 2011-03-27 12:55
I canĀ“t change "age" Why? (No problem with the other values)

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