Table 1

Number of stages for masked and unmasked trials

CPET stage numberSpeed/inclinePredicted MET*MaskedUnmasked
12.7 km/hour/10%4.631 (100%)31 (100%)
24.0 km/hour/12%7.031 (100%)31 (100%)
35.4 km/hour/14%10.229 (93.5%)31 (100%)
46.7 km/hour/16%12.119 (61.3%)26 (83.9%)
58.0 km/hour/18%14.97 (22.6%)10 (32.3%)
68.8 km/hour/20%17.00 (0%)3 (9.7%)
  • *American College of Sports Medicine values.32

  • CPET, cardiopulmonary exercise test; MET, metabolic equivalent.