Methods Two 8-minute bouts with 2 min rest, 4 min exercise and 2 min rest. The resistance changes from 1 kp to 2 kp from Bout 1 to bout 2 and must maintain 60 rpm Need to record the HR and VO 2 every minute and 30 secs respectively
Operating the cycle ergometer Turn on the bike and make sure the Green light is on Make sure the cycle computer is showing The main menu (as pictured)
Operating the cycle ergometer Press 2 for manual/work test The screen will then ask about the Subject’s gender, age, and weight All of this information is unnecessary so Just press enter to skip through.
Operating the cycle ergometer For the purpose of this lab we will use The power (watts) and the force (Kp) modes. Press 3 for watts and press 2 for Kp Always choose the manual setting by Pressing 1
Operating the cycle ergometer The cycle is all ready to go (the force Or power will need to adjusted and will Keep track of the subject’s rpm, their Kp or Watt setting as well as timing the workout Bout and keeping track of the person’s Kcals for the bout To increase the force or power setting by One hundredeth kp or watt press 7 and Decrease by one hundredeth press 4
Operating the cycle ergometer To increase the kp or watt by the one tenth Press 8 and to decrease by one tenth press 5 To increase kp or watt by one press 9 and to Decrease by one press 6