Purpose: Estimate the body’s ability to deliver oxygen to determine cardiovascular fitness level.
Equipment: Standard 400 meter track and stopwatch
Procedure: The instructor should be ready to call out each subject’s time and position.
- All participants line up at the starting line of the track.
- On the instructors auditory signal, the subjects walk, jog, or run as far as possible in 12 minutes.
- At the end of 12 minutes all the participants stop immediately.
- The distance run by each subject is recorded in miles.