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maximal oxygen uptake (aerobic work capacity; cardiorespiratory endurance capacity; peak aerobic power; VO2max) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

Michael Kent

The maximum amount of oxygen that a person can extract from the atmosphere and then transport and use in tissues. Maximal oxygen uptake is estimated as the maximum volume of oxygen voluntarily consumed per unit time, during a large muscle group activity of progressively increasing intensity that is continued until exhaustion. It is often expressed as VO... ...

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