Chester Treadmill Test (CTT)

The Chester Treadmill Walk Fitness Test is a progressive treadmill test of aerobic capacity, developed by Professor Kevin Sykes from the University of Chester, specifically designed for use by the UK Fire Service as an alternative to the 20m Shuttle Run and Chester Step Test. The Chester Treadmill Police Walk Test (CTPWT) is an adaptation of this test for the Police Service.

level time (minutes) gradient (%) equiv. VO2 (ml/O2/min)
1 0-2 0 14
2 2-4 3 19
3 4-6 6 25
4 6-8 9 31
5 8-10 12 36
6 10-12 15 42

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