max VO2

noun

Medical Definition of max VO2

 (Entry 1 of 2)

VO2 max

noun
\ ˌvē-ō-ˈtü-ˈmaks How to pronounce VO{inf}2{/inf} max (audio) \

Medical Definition of VO2 max (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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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