Validation of Quark CPET for measuring exercise metabolism with mixing chamber
The conclusion of the study shows that Quark CPET is "did not differ from the Douglas bag system for all metabolic measures including ventilation, oxygen consumption, and carbon dioxide production. The Cosmed Quark CPET-mixing chamber-system accurately measures metabolic measures across all exercise workloads".
The study details are the following:
- Title: "Validation of COSMED Quark CPET with Mixing Chamber System"
- Authors: Alan Utter, FACSM, Melanie Austin, David Nieman, FACSM, Dustin Dew, Emily Bowles, Ann Moody, Ben Cartner. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC (USA)
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