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Table 2 YMCA Submaximal Cycle Ergometer Test protocol; American College of Sports Medicine [36]

From: Impact of imposed exercise on energy intake in children at risk for overweight

Stage 1 150 kg.m.min−1
0.5 kg
24 W
  HR: < 80 HR: 80–89 HR: 90–100 HR: > 100
Stage 2 750 kg.m.min−1
2.5 kg
123 W
600 kg.m.min−1
2.0 kg
98 W
450 kg.m.min−1
1.5 kg
73 W
300 kg.m.min−1
1.0 kg
49 W
Stage 3 900 kg.m.min−1
3.0 kg
147 W
750 kg.m.min−1
2.5 kg
123 W
600 kg.m.min−1
2.0 kg
98 W
450 kg.m.min−1
1.5 kg
73 W
Stage 4 1050 kg.m.min−1
3.5 kg
172 W
900 kg.m.min−1
3.0 kg
147 W
700 kg.m.min−1
2.5 kg
114 W
600 kg.m.min−1
2.0 kg
98 W
  1. Abbreviations: HR heart rate (beats per minute), kg kilograms, m meter, min−1 per minute, W Watts