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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