Definitions for "Step test"
Field test of cardiorespiratory function in which the examinees steps up and down on a bench until a predetermined heart rate is reached
A testing procedure for assessing the heart-rate recovery after stepping on and off a bench for a three minute time period at a predetermined cadence.
An industry standard test used to determine aerobic capacity and ascertain VO2 Max. Using a step of height 16 1/4 inches, the client steps up and down at a fixed rate for 3 minutes. This can be used for goal setting.