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dc.creatorWeyand, Peter G.
Bundle, Matthew W.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-04T19:05:47Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-04T19:05:47Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-13
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/79965
dc.description.abstract The present invention includes a method for assessing the fitness of an individual. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a physical fitness value of an individual by measuring a first trial of an activity conducted by the individual to provide a first measured component. The method further comprises measuring a second trial of an activity conducted by the individual to provide a second measured component. In addition, the method comprises determining the physical fitness values from the first and second measured components. In some embodiments, the method comprises estimating speed or mechanical power output values for the individual over a desired duration. In other embodiments, the method comprises determining the VO2 max of the individual.
dc.format.extent 7 pp
dc.language.iso eng
dc.title Method for assessing the metabolic basis of physical fitness
dc.type Utility patent
dc.digitization.specificationsThis patent information was downloaded from the US Patent and Trademark website (http://www.uspto.gov/) as image-PDFs. The PDFs were OCRed for access purposes.
dc.contributor.publisher United States Patent and Trademark Office
dc.type.genre patents
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.date.filed 2005-01-06
dc.identifier.patentID US7371216B2
dc.contributor.assignee Rice University
dc.identifier.citation Weyand, Peter G. and Bundle, Matthew W., "Method for assessing the metabolic basis of physical fitness." Patent US7371216B2. issued 2008-05-13. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/1911/79965.


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