Title

The 20 Meter Shuttle Test as a Measure of Cardio-Respiratory Fitness in Young Adults with Asthma

Organization/Association/Group

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Location

Chicago, IL

Publication Date / Copyright Date

February 2012

Abstract

This study assessed the cardio-respiratory response of young adults with asthma to a 20 meter shuttle run as compared to treadmill running. The 20 meter shuttle run demonstrated a faster physiological response than the treadmill test and may be a valid test to assess fitness in people with asthma

Disciplines

Physical Therapy

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