Table 5

RPE, %HRmax and %VO2max at each stage of the Chester step test during two repeated trials (T1 and T2). Values presented as mean (SD)

Stage IStage IIStage IIIStage IV
T1T2T1T2T1T2T1T2
RPE9.2 (1.5)8.8 (1.4)11.0 (1.5)10.6 (1.6)12.4 (1.6)12.2 (1.3)14.2 (2.0)13.8 (1.7)
%HRmax56.8 (8.4)56.9 (7.6)63.0 (8.7)62.2 (8.5)70.1 (11.3)70.4 (10.2)81.1 (11.2)80.9 (10.3)
%VO2max38.1 (6.1)38.2 (5.6)45.3 (7.7)45.7 (7.1)53.7 (8.0)53.7 (8.2)65.2 (10.4)65.6 (9.3)