alternate and shuttle test

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A modified shuttle test to evaluate the specific fitness of those who take part in mixed sports requiring high racing speeds and quick recovery. The test typically consists of nine series of sprints, each consisting of four repetitions over a distance of 9 m (covered, therefore, four times backwards and forwards). The interval between each series is 20 s. The total time reflects the subject's anaerobic power and the achievement of steady results over the nine series reflects the special aerobic fitness and ability to recover.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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