12 Minute Run

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After a warm up, the subject runs as fast a possible for 12 minutes. Tester records distance covered (miles, yards, kilometers, meters). Evaluates cardiovascular fitness for adults.


Cooper (1968), Burke (1976)

    Men: R = 0.90

Burris (1970), Getchell et. al. (1977), Katch (1970), Katch (1973), Maksud et. al. (1976)

    Women: R = 0.54 to 0.91

Cooper, KH. A means of assessing maximal oxygen intake. JAMA. 203:201-204, 1968.


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