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contraindications of treadmill testing
visual or balance problems, cannot walk on treadmill without use of handrails, orthopedic problems that create pain with prolonged walking, LBP can be aggravated in inclines exceeding 3-5%, foot neuropathy
Bruce submaximal treadmill exercise test
3 minute stages until client reaches 85% of age-predicted MHR, generally not appropriate for deconditioned individuals or elderly. Client must not hold on to handrails
Balke and Ware treadmill exercise test
administered in 1-3 minute stages until desired HR is achieved or symptoms limit test completion, test is more appropriate for deconditioned individuals, elderly and those with previous cariovascular disease speed is held constant
Ebbeling single-stage treadmill test
appropriate for low risk, apparently healthy, non athletic adults aged 20-59 years old.. Estimates vo2 max using a single stage, 4 minute submaximal treadmill walking protocol
contraindications of cycle ergometer testing
obese individuals who are not comfortable on the standard seats or are physically unable to pedal at appropriate cadence, orthopedic problems that limit the knee ROM to less than 110 degrees, neuromuscular problems who cannot maintain a cadence of 50 rotations per minute
Astrand-Ryhming (A-R) cycle ergometer test
estimates VO2 max using a single stage 6 minute submaximal cycling protocol. easier for new trainers, but may be harder for inexprienced riders
Ventilatory threshold testing contraindications
individuals with breathing problems, individuals prone to panic/anxiety attacks, as the labored breathing may create discomfort or precipitate an attack, those recovering from recent respiratory infection
Field testing contrindications
outdoor.walk/un is not appropriate in extreme weather conditions, for individuals with health challenges that would preclude continuous walking, for individuals with breathing difficulties exacerbated by pollution or outdoor allergies.. Running tests are not recommended for those who are deconditioned
Rockport fitness walking test (1 mile)
walk 1 mile as fast as possible estimate vo2 max from clients hrss response,, suitable for many individuals .. although not appropriate for fit individuals
1.5 mile run test
used by us navy to evaluate cardiovascular fitness levels of its personnel.. measure cardiovascular endurance and muscular endurance of the legs.. NOT suitable less-conditioned individuals
Step test contraindications
individuals extremely ovrweight, balance concerns, orthopedic problems, extremely deconditioned, short in stature
ymca submaximal step tes
suitable for low-risk apparently healthy, non athletic individuals 20-59 12 inch step.. 3 minutes heart rate tested for 1 minute after test.. evaluates recovery HR
mcardle step test
measures exercising HR from which vo2 max can be estimated. higher levels of aerobic fitness, but individuals who are short may struggle. women 88 cadence m,en 96 cadence hr counted 15 sec x 4
measures upper body endurance: pectoralis muscles, triceps and anterior deltoids.. perform to fatigue or poor form
cooper 90-degree push up test
more appropriate for individuals with shoulder or wrist problems elbows do not exced a 90 degree angle
Trunk Flexor Endurance Test McGill's Torso Muscular Endurance test Battery.. Phase 1
assesses muscular endurance in the deep core muscles
contraindications of Trunk flexor endurance test
low back pain, have had receent back surgery or in the midst of acute low back flare up
contraindications of the trunk lateral test(mcgill)
shoulder pain or weakness, suffer from low back pain
contraidications of extensor endurance test
major strength deficiencies, high body mass, low back pain
bodyweight squat test
only suitable for clients who demonstrate proper form when perfoa squat movement.. Lower extremity muscular endurace
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