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 and Etymology of vo2 max

volume of O2 maximum


Medical Dictionary

VO2 max

noun \ ˌvē-ō-ˈtü-ˈmaks \

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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