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Smartwatches use inaccurate cluster methods to estimate VO2max: heart rates and work rates cluster around typical training intensities. And heart rates are based on the assumptions around age-predictions of heart rates. ...

VO2max testing for exercise professionals using fit.test. You are an exercise professional, but do you have mastery over aerobic fitness testing and programming for your clients? If not or you are not sure, then fit.test (https://myfittest.com.au/) will provide you with some simple, powerful and easy...

This video is for new and prospective subscribers. It is a walk through all of the main features of fit.test by the founder, Steve Selig, PhD. Steve offers ongoing and personalised support for all of his subscribers for the whole of their subscriptions, not just...

There are literally hundreds of aerobic fitness tests available. I had the same problem and decided to develop fit.test for my own practice that solved alot of problems. fit.test uses a SINGLE GENERIC APPROACH that builds in all of the following benefits: test protocols that...

fit.test provides a better method than the Bruce protocol for VO2max testing on a treadmill. fit.test will empower you as an exercise professional to provide a premium service for your clients in aerobic fitness testing (VO2max) on a treadmill. Hi, I'm Steve Selig, PhD, the...

Olivia, we're going to do a personalized exercise test on a treadmill; we're not using look up tables or published protocols. This is a test designed specifically for you, so we're going to start at a level you can start easily. Now we're going to...

John, we're going to do a personalized exercise test on a treadmill using a walking uphill test. This is a test designed specifically for you, so we're going to start at a level you can start easily. Now we're going to start at a level...

Aerobic fitness (VO2max) is more than about fitness: it is about health too. VO2max is the maximum amount of oxygen that your body can use per minute and is the main measure of aerobic fitness. VO2max is also a very important measure of health, especially...

fit.test provides exercise professionals with a powerful tool to track changes in VO2max over time. The data is reliable, valid and individualised and provides easy to use and interpret reports. ...

This post is for ALL exercise professionals who conduct preparticipation screening before they program a new client for an exercise program. Why is it important to pre-screen? Well, there's a very small increase in risk of sudden cardiac death during exercise compared to rest. But...

Many exercise professionals prefer STEP tests to assess aerobic fitness (VO2max) for their clients. There are many published test protocols, with the best known tests being the Queens College Step Test, the Harvard Step Test and the YMCA 3 Minute Step Test. There are major...

fit.test provides exercise professionals with better cycle ergometer tests for VO2max. Much better than either the YMCA cycle ergometry test or the Astrand-Rhyming Cycle Ergometer Test. ...

Olivia, we're going to do a personalized exercise test on the cycle ergometers, we're not using look up tables or published protocols. This is a test designed specifically for you, so we're going to start at a level you can start easily. Now we're going...

fit.test provides for an individualised STEP test to estimate VO2max. Exercise professionals can vary the step height (higher for fitter and taller individuals), is multi-stage and does not rely on the faulty heart rate recovery methods of the well known step tests. ...

Exercise Services; Indications and Contraindications; Case Study Hi, I'm Steve Selig, founder of fit.test, and in this video I'm going to talk about cardiac rehabilitation for exercise professionals. In part one of this series, I'll talk about the exercise services that are effective within a cardiac rehab plan, and...

When and how to start exercise for a new client in cardiac rehab Hi, I'm Steve Selig, founder of fit.test in Part 2 of this series on cardiac rehabilitation for exercise professionals, I'm going to present some of the information on when to start exercise after an acute...

How exercise professionals can use the 2020 ESC guidelines part 1: the exercise paradox, pre-participation screening and exercise assessments; cardiometabolic disease, coronary artery disease. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEKJVWgmih8 This is part one of a five part series on the 2020 European Society of cardiology guidelines on sports cardiology and exercising...

How exercise professionals can use the 2020 ESC guidelines: myocardial bridging, anomalous origins of coronaries, heart failure, heart transplant and valve diseases This is part two of a five part series on the 2020 European Society of cardiology guidelines on sports cardiology. Myocardial bridging is usually...

How exercise professionals can use the 2020 ESC guidelines part 3: aortopathies, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, congenital heart disease This is part three of a five-part series on the 2020 European Society of cardiology guidelines on sports cardiology. This topic includes summaries of exercise approaches...

How exercise professionals can use the 2020 ESC guidelines part 4: arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation and atrial and ventricular tachycardias, long QT and Brugada syndrome; implantable cardioverter defibrillators In part four of my summary of the 2020 European Society of cardiology guidelines for exercise professionals, I’ve...

Aortic stenosis: aortic valve replacement (AVR) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation / replacement (TAVI / TAVR) In the second of my series on aortic stenosis, I will summarise for you the main interventions that are used for severely ill individuals, These patients need the diseased...

Aortic stenosis: how exercise professionals can work with clients with aortic stenosis In this third video in my series on aortic stenosis for exercise professionals, I’m going to show you how you can make some simple adjustments for blood pressure that you might be measuring in...

Aortic stenosis for exercise professionals: estimating safe systolic blood pressures before and during exercise In the fourth part of my series on aortic stenosis for exercise professionals, I have provided a simple table that will guide you in how to work with clients with aortic stenosis...

Atrial fibrillation: summary of what is AF, the main therapeutic approaches including medications and ablation therapies, and what to do as an exercise professional Hi, I'm Steve Selig, the founder of fit.test. Some of my subscribers have asked me to put the main issues concerning atrial...

Atrial fibrillation: medications, ablation therapies, case study (AVN ablation, PPM, AICD) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyETHrId-q0 Medications for atrial fibrillation Hi Steve Selig, founder of fit.test. I want to start by quickly summarizing the main medical interventions for people with atrial fibrillation. First, antiarrhythmic medications are designed to try to get people back into...

Atrial fibrillation and exercise: what some of the literature says This post is on the topic of exercise and atrial fibrillation (AF) directed for exercise professionals and I’ll be talking about what some of the literature concerning causes and triggers of AF, including in response to...