Chester Treadmill Police Walk Test (CTPWT)

The Chester Treadmill Police Walk Fitness Test is a multistage treadmill test of aerobic capacity, developed by Professor Kevin Sykes from the University of Chester, specifically developed for the Police Service of England and Wales. The test is an adaptation of the Chester Treadmill Test (CTWT). This test is an alternative to the 15m Bleep test based on medical grounds for those deemed unsuited to the twists, turns, sharp acceleration/deceleration of 15m shuttle running. See also the Chester Step Test.

level time (minutes) gradient (%) equiv. VO2 (ml/O2/min)
1 0-2 0 14
2 2-4 3 19
3 4-6 6 24
4 6-8 9 30
5 8-10 12 35
6 10-12 15 41


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