VO2 Max

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VO2 Max or VO₂ Max or VO2 Max is VO2 or maximal oxygen consumption or maximum oxygen uptake is the maximum amount of oxygen the body can use in a specified period of intense exercise.[1][2]

VO₂ Max is a physiological measurement rather than a type of test, and is commonly regarded as a measure of aerobic fitness.[3]

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  1. "Definition of VO2 MAX". Merrian-Webster Medical Dictionary. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  2. Levine, Benjamin D (January 1, 2008). "V̇O2,max: what do we know, and what do we still need to know?". The Journal of Physiology. 586 (Pt 1): 25–34. doi:10.1113/jphysiol.2007.147629. ISSN 0022-3751. PMC 2375567. PMID 18006574.
  3. "What is VO2 Max?". bupa.co.uk. Retrieved October 24, 2021.