testing (or graded exercise testing) is a practical means of assessing the
body’s capability to do physical work. In our lab, the test involves walking
on a treadmill. At the same time, an electrocardiogram records the hearts
response to physical stress. Blood pressure and heart rate are also monitored
frequently throughout the test.
2) evaluation of surgical and medical treatment
3) assessment of physical work capacity
4) for safe and effective exercise prescription