Balke 15 minute run

This 15 minute run test, designed by Bruno Balke, is one of many field tests designed to measure aerobic fitness. This test has formula to predict VO2max from the run distance.

The original formula by Balke:
VO2 = 6.5 + 12.5 x kilometers covered.

Another formula (Horwill, 1994):
VO2 = 0.172 x (meters / 15 - 133) + 33.3

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