maximum voluntary ventilation

'maximum voluntary ventilation' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Sports and Exercise Medicine


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


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.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.