Andersen Test

The Andersen test (Andersen et al. 2008) is a simple aerobic fitness test, with similarities to the beep test. The aim of this test is to cover the most distance possible, running for 15 seconds, then resting for 15 seconds, and repeating this for 10 minutes. The participants run up and down a 20m course.

Rating Score = 18.38 + (0.03301 x running distance in meters) minus (5.92 x gender).

Men 20-29 years 30-39 years 40-49 50-65 years
Poor < 39 < 35 < 31 < 26
Below Average 39-43 35-39 31-35 26-31
Average 44-51 40-47 36-43 32-39
Good 52-56 48-51 44-47 40-43
Very good > 57 > 52 > 48 > 44
Women 20-29 years 30-39 years 40-49 50-65 years
Poor < 29 < 28 < 26 < 22
Below Average 29-34 28-33 26-31 22-28
Average 35-43 34-41 32-40 29-36
Good 44-48 42-47 41-45 37-41
Very good > 49 > 48 > 46 > 42

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