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Respiration measurement

Tony Heinz, director, Standardized Fort Carson Army Wellness Center, attaches the breathing cord to 1st Lt. Aaron Berg, battalion medical officer/executive officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, so the Fitmate Pro can measure his cardio respiration when he starts the VO2 Max test at the Standardized Fort Carson AWC, Jan. 11, 2013, in preparation for the VO2 Max competition in February. VO2 Max is the scientific term used for cardio respiratory fitness, and is the maximum capacity to transport and use oxygen in the body. “I’m in the competition to see where I rank amongst other soldiers, and to challenge myself,” said Berg. “It gives you a baseline approach to see where you need to improve.” (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Thome, 4th Inf. Div. PAO)



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This work, Respiration measurement [Image 3 of 4], by SPC Nathan Thome, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.11.2013

Date Posted:02.22.2013 16:38

Photo ID:872109

VIRIN:130110-A-QF214-276

Resolution:3600x2380

Size:1.32 MB

Location:FORT CARSON, CO, USGlobe

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