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VO2 max

VO2 max

noun \ˌvē-ō-ˈtü-ˈmaks\

Definition of VO2 MAX

:  the maximum amount of oxygen the body can utilize during a specified period of usually intense exercise

Origin of VO2 MAX

volume of O2 maximum
First Known Use: 1970

VO2 max

noun \ˌvē-ō-ˈtü-ˈmaks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VO2 MAX

:  the maximum amount of oxygen the body can use during a specified period of usually intense exercise that depends on body weight and the strength of the lungs—called also maximal oxygen consumption, maximal oxygen uptake, max VO2

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