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Bruce Treadmill Test Calculator

The Bruce Protocol Treadmill test is mainly used for evaluating cardiac fitness and aerobic endurance.

Enter gender, age and time to exhaustion. Click "Calculate.

(Time to exhaustion or total running time, is the time you spent running on the treadmill.)

Enter the following data

Results

Gender

Age

METs

Estimate of VO2 max

Total Running Time

Minutes

Seconds

Score

Rating


   


Stages of Bruce Protocol

Stage
Minutes
Inclination (%)
Speed (mph / km/h)
METs
1
3
10
1.7/2.7
3
2
3
12
2.5/4.0
4-5
3
3
14
3.4/5.5
7
4
3
16
4.2/6.8
10
5
3
18
5.0/8.0
14
6
3
20
5.5/8.9
17
7
3
22
6.0/9.7
21

Definitions

VO2 max (also maximal oxygen consumption) is the maximum rate of oxygen consumption measured during incremental exercise; that is, exercise of increasing intensity.

METs (metabolic equivalent of task) is a unit that estimates the energy used by our body during physical activity. One MET is defined as: 1 kilocalorie per kilogram of body weight per minute of activity (kcal/kg/min).


VO2 max calculation is based on the The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) equation for Bruce protocol.
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