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Fitness Testing

Cardio-Pulmonary Suite
The Cardio-Pulmonary Suite is here to help you with your heart and lung health, determine your body composition, and get you on the right track to train better and follow a more specific route to a healthy lifestyle.

The Cardio-Pulmonary Suite is staffed with certified exercise physiologists who are highly qualified to conduct community programs related to exercise testing, prevention and management of chronic disease, among other physiological assessments.


Equipment

  • Bio-Electrical Impedance Analysis: Impedimed SFB7 and Bodystat Quadscan 4000
  • Vo2 Max
  • Cosmed Aquatrainer
  • MOXUS RMR: Resting Metabolic Rate

Programs

People Like Me 
Arthritis

The People Like Me – Arthritis Program is a 12 week long wellness program geared towards helping individuals with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. The core component of the program is the exercise-training portion, which takes place once/week for 2 hours/session. Participants are asked to train on a minimum of 2 other days/week. To help them attain their 3-day goal, other activities are included in the program such as individual aqua-therapy sessions and gentle group exercise sessions. A maintenance phase, which includes a phone call follow-up once/month for three months, is also included in this program.

Parkinson's

Program in development.

 

Fitness Testing (VO2max)                                                                            

If you are an athlete preparing for a marathon or if you are active and simply want to have an accurate measure of your fitness level, the VO2max test might be for you. This test can be performed on a treadmill or a bike. Throughout the test participants wear a face mask to collect breath-by-breath physiological data and electrodes, for an electrocardiogram (ECG), are placed on the chest to ensure participant safety. 

Aqua Fitness Testing  

This fitness test is ideal for coaches to track the physiological responses of their athlete while swiming in a controlled current pool, (SwimEx 700T Hyrdotherapy resistance pool). Pricing to be determined.  

Wingate Test (with TechnoGym equipment)

TBA

% Body Fat Analysis

Using a bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) device, percent body fat can be directly measured.

Resting Metabolic Rate (MOXUS Gold standard)

This service provides an accurate measurement of Resting Energy Expenditure (REE) to obtain a precise value of daily energy requirements. This assessment is normally combined with a nutritional evaluation.

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