TARGET GROUP For work in wind turbine industry and offshore and personnel may also be nominated by their company to complete a Chester Step Test for their job role.
AIM AND OBJECTIVES Chester Step Tests are a tried and testing means of gauging fitness, this is done by measuring the heart’s ability to recover from exertion. To achieve this, the test consists of stepping onto and off a 30 cm / 12 inch step at rate set by a metronome. During this test, your heart rate will be monitored and results will be plotted on a graph providing aerobic capacity and fitness.
Consultation with a health professional;
Completion of the Chester Step Test;
Report compiled on the test findings.
ENTRY STANDARDS A basic understanding of PPE is required.
COURSE LIMITATIONS The maximum number of participants – 12 persons.
Delegates smoking and soft/strong drinks (including coffee) are not allowed 2 hours prior to the test;