Beat the Beep 18/ 03/ > VO2MAX Facts English Football star David Beckham and American Cycling Legend, Lance Armstrong are two of the very few people who can complete the beep test. At lower speeds/ levels, athletes might be laughing or complaining about the ease of the test.
target population: this test is suitable for sports teams and school groups, but not for populations in which a maximal exercise test would be contraindicated. validity: The correlation to actual VO 2max scores is high ( see some of these references).
There are published VO 2max score equivalents for each level reached, which can be determined using this Beep VO 2max Calculator. The multi- stage fitness test, also known as the PACER test ( Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run), the 20 m Shuttle Run Test ( 20 m SRT), or the beep test, is a running test used to estimate an athlete' s aerobic capacity ( VO 2 the test, athletes must run from one line to another before a timed beep.