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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...

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...

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 is a calcified valve that partially obstructs blood flow out of the heart into the main artery, the aorta The biggest problem for the heart is that the main pumping chamber, the left ventricle, needs to pump much harder to disgorge enough blood out...

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...

Atrio-ventricular nodal (AVN) blocks for exercise professionals: part 1: categories of AVN blocks and indications and contraindications for exercise; case study 1 This is the first of my small series on atrioventricular nodal blocks (AVN blocks) specifically for exercise professionals and in part one of this...

Atrio-ventricular nodal (AVN) blocks for exercise professionals: part 2: categories of AVN blocks and indications and contraindications for exercise, continued; case study 2 In the second of my two part series on atrioventricular nodal blocks (AVN blocks) for exercise professionals, I have continued to summarise the...

Atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) sometimes cause hypoxia and can even cause a stroke: using a haemodynamic approach to understand the physiology and its implications for exercise The topic of this blog is on atrial septal defects (ASD) and patent foramen ovale...