What is the difference between v02 max and v02 peak?

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What is the difference between v02 max and v02 peak?

Post by fitzaryo » Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:24 pm

I have a hard time learning this concept. Thank you.

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Re: What is the difference between v02 max and v02 peak?

Post by stuward » Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:16 am

VO2 Peak is a term not used on ExRx.net that I can find. Here's an article that describes the difference between the two terms. http://www.fitdirectory.ca/media/attach ... al%202.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
The bottom line is that VO2 Peak is the maximum attained during the test, regardless of effort. VO2 Max is the maximum attainable for that individual.
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