Enter information in left and middle columns; select appropriate menus. Click "Calculate".
- steady state submaximal aerobic exercise
- step rate between 12 and 30 steps per minute
- step height between 4 and 40 cm (1.6 to 15.7 inches)
- one step equals complete up and down cycle
Please note the output of this calculator may be slightly different than the examples in textbooks since this calculator does not round digits until the final values are computed.
American College of Sports Medicine, (2000) ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 6.