WHAT DOES IT DO?
The K4b2 is a portable ergospirometry system whose mobility, low weight, stable sensors, easy operation and integrated telemetry system show its advantages over other conventional stationary methods. The system provides all data needed for a complete function analysis of the lungs, heart, circulation and metabolism under varying conditions.
Assessment of: Energy expenditure
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The K4b2 base unit contains the complete electronics for measuring and processing of physiological responses during a given period. The main parts of the processing unit consist of several microprocessors; in addition several sensors and mechanical components are controlled by these microprocessors. The face mask with the head cap assembly is used together with the Triple-V volume transducer for the defined exchange of the expiratory gas with the base unit.
WHAT ARE THE USES OF THE DATA?
The K4b2 provides test results measured under real conditions and avoids the need for expensive simulation setup. It is important to those involved in sports science, ergonomics and occupational health. Data can be used to optimize training programmes or working conditions. The data can also be used by cardiologists or those involved in rehabilitation.
Last Modified: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 17:27:25 SAST