New data tests the exercise 'talk test'

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 12:30 in Psychology & Sociology

New research by exercise scientists confirms that a low-tech, easy-to-administer test is an effective tool for gauging exercise intensity, but that it does not correspond as neatly as previously assumed to other more objective tests. Researchers set out to learn how good the so-called "Talk Test" is and how it compared to two other laboratory-tested measures of intensity, the lactate threshold and the ventilatory threshold.

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