Nowa wersja platformy, zawierająca wyłącznie zasoby pełnotekstowe, jest już dostępna.
Przejdź na


Preferencje help
Widoczny [Schowaj] Abstrakt
Liczba wyników
2011 | 12 | 4 | 348-352
Tytuł artykułu

Comparison of the 3'Bike Test with the Astrand Bike Test by VO2max

Treść / Zawartość
Warianty tytułu
Języki publikacji
Purpose. The goal of this study was to compare two sub-maximal exercise tests used in predicting VO2max.abs, the 3'Bike Test, which has not previously been used as a functional test, and the Astrand Submaximal Bike Test. Methods. 1492 athletes aged 16-35 years were tested. After anthropometrical measurements, each athlete performed the new 3'Bike Test, and after resting for one hour, they performed the Astrand Bike Test. Results. Based on the data collected, when looking for correlations between the two tests' variables that indicate VO2max.abs, finds that the 5th minute of Astrand Bike Test realized its best correlation with the 3rd minute of the 3'Bike Test. This significant partial correlation between the 5th minute of the Astrand Bike Test and 3rd minute of the 3'Bike Test points to some similarities between these two tests. Linear regression of the data indicates that the system of predictive variables of the 3'Bike Test explains for 36.4% of total variability of the dependent variable (VO2max.abs) with a lower standard error of estimate of 0.247. Whereas the system of predictive variables of the Astrand Bike Test explains for 31.9% of total variability, with a standard error of estimate at 0.256. The third minute of the 3'Bike Test, with a beta-coefficient of -0.54, indicates better predictive influence of VO2max.abs when compared to other test variables. Conclusions. According to the above-mentioned results, it can be concluded that the new applied functional test, the 3'Bike Test, better predicts VO2max.score when compared with the Astrand-Bike Test.

Opis fizyczny
  • University College for Sport Education - Eurosport, Pristina, Kosovo
  • University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Verma S. S., Sen Gupta J., Regression Models for Estimation of Maximal Aerobic Power in Man. Def Sci J, 1990, 40 (3), 293-298.
  • Wahlund H., Determination of the physical working capacity. Acta Med Scand Suppl, 1948, 215, 1-78.
  • McArdle W. D., Katch F. I., Katch V. L., Exercise physiology. 4th ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore 1996.
  • Powers S. K., Howley E. T., Exercise physiology. International edition, New York 2001, 279-292.
  • Löllgen H., Ulmer H. V., Nieding G. V., Heart rate and perceptual response to exercise with different pedalling speed in normal subjects and patients. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol, 1977, 37 (4), 297-304.[PubMed][Crossref]
  • Assessing Cardiorespiratory Endurance. Available from: URL:
  • Liverpool John Moores University. Fitness Testing. Available from: URL:
  • Patton J. F., Vogel J. A., Mello R. P., Evaluation of a maximal predictive cycle ergometer test of aerobic power. Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol, 1982, 49 (1), 131-140, doi: 10.1007/BF00428971.[Crossref][PubMed]
  • Wood R. J., Astrand Cycle Ergometer Test. Topend-sport. Available from: URL:
  • Foss M. L., Keteyian S. J., Fox's Physiological Basis for Exercise and Sport. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill International, New York 1998.
  • George J. D., Vehrs P. R., Babcock G. J., Etchie M. P., Chinevere T. D., Fellingham G. W., A modified Submaximal Cycle Ergometer Test Designed to Predict Treadmill VO2max. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2000, 4:4, 229-243. Available from: URL:
  • Astrand P. O., Ryhming I., A nomogram for calculation of aerobic capacity (physical fitness) from pulse rate during sub-maximal work. J Appl Physiol, 1954, 7 (2), 218-221.[PubMed]
  • Macsween A., The reliability and validity of the Astrand nomogram and linear extrapolation for deriving VO2max from submaximal exercise data. J Sports Med Phys Fitness, 2001, 41 (3), 312-317.
  • Rexhepi A. M., Mjekësia Sportive - Sports Medicine [in Albanian]. Mozaiku, Prishtina 2009.
  • Von Dobeln W., Astrand I., Bergstrom A., An analysis of age and other factors related to maximal oxygen uptake. J Appl Physiol, 1967, 22 (5), 934-938.
Typ dokumentu
Identyfikator YADDA
JavaScript jest wyłączony w Twojej przeglądarce internetowej. Włącz go, a następnie odśwież stronę, aby móc w pełni z niej korzystać.