physiological testing

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Tests designed to measure a specific physiological function thought to be a primary determinant in the performance outcome of a sport. Physiological testing is used to monitor the progress of athletes and provide feed-back; to compare different groups of individuals, and to compare different training procedures. Physiological testing is generally a poor predictor of future performance, since this will he determined by a complex mixture of factors of which physiological function is only one.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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