Assessing Functional Capacity

Assessing Functional Capacity

Use of submaximal tests  to measure aerobic capacity in cardiovascular disease prevention and rehabilitation

This 1 day course is aimed at all health and exercise professionals working in clinical populations to ensure effective monitoring of exercise intensity exploring the relationship between HR, METS and RPE, as well as raising awareness of functional capacity tests used in population groups such as cardiac and respiratory patients (e.g. Incremental Shuttle Walk Test, 6-Minute Walk Test, Chester Step Test, Cycle Ergometry)

Target Audience

Exercise and health professionals  advising on or delivering physical activity and exercise to clinical populations.


"Excellent course - gives me more confidence in helping our team implement testing"

"Fabulous course - excellent descriptions of all the tests and their application. I feel much more confident in using them routinely in the future"

"Very practical and will influence the tests we use. Will definitely be changing our practice, has answered all questions regarding the use of tests"

Dates and Venues

New dates TBC


£205 (£185 for BACPR members)

For further details and to apply for this course, please email