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maximum voluntary ventilation


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(MVV)

The maximum volume of air that can be breathed voluntarily by an individual in 1 min; it is estimated from an extrapolation of the volume breathed in 15 s of rapid, deep breathing. Unlike maximum sustained ventilatory capacity. The MVV is largely independent of fitness and training.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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