Peak power output

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Peak power output (PPO), also known as "peak work rate" is a common measure of exercise intensity. For example, researchers may ask subjects to complete an incremental exercise test where VO2max is measured while the person cycles at increasingly difficult power generation levels as measured by a cycle ergometer.[1]

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  1. ^ Di Donato, Danielle; West, Daniel; Churchward-Venne, Tyler; Breen, Leigh; Baker, Steven; Phillips, Stuart (2014). "Influence of aerobic exercise intensity on myofibrillar and mitochondrial protein synthesis in young men during early and late postexercise recovery". American Journal of Physiology. Endocrinology and Metabolism. 306 (9): E1025–E1032. doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00487.2013. PMC 4010655. Retrieved 14 June 2015.