Tests of Cardiovascular Endurance

Here is a collection of maximal and sub-maximal aerobic fitness tests. Which one to use? There is more information about Aerobic Fitness Testing.

Maximal Aerobic Tests

Continuous tests to exhaustion

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Intermittent Tests (more about Testing Intermittent Sports)

Walking / Running Tests (more about walk and run tests)

Sport or Group Specific

New (unvalidated) Tests

Submaximal Tests

Cycle Tests

Step Tests (see general Step Test procedures)


Non Exercise Aerobic Fitness Tests


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There are over 300 fitness tests, so it's not easy to choose the best one. You should consider the validity, reliability, costs and ease of use of each test. Use our guide to conducting, recording, and interpreting fitness tests. Any questions, please ask or search for your answer. To keep up with the latest in sport science and this website, subscribe to our newsletter. We are also on facebook and twitter.

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