Heart Disease Community
Good VO2 Max = Healthy Heart???
About This Community:

Join others with Heart Disease and get guidance and support. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Good VO2 Max = Healthy Heart???

My VO2 max is considered "very good" as per a fit test I took.  Does this mean my heart is completely healthy??  Or can there STILL be underlying problems even with a "good" VO2 max number?
Avatar dr f tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

Cardiac output, pulmonary diffusion capacity, oxygen carrying capacity, and other peripheral factors like muscle diffusion capacity, enzymes and capillary density are all  VO2 max determinants. The body works as a "system". So, good VO2max reflects a good physiological working capacity of all these factors.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
4522800 tn?1459192030
Blank
VICourageous Knock-Knock..Anybody Home?? Comment
13 hrs ago
4522800 tn?1459192030
Blank
VICourageous commented on stilltrying1965's status
14 hrs ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
50-Year Cover-Up
18 hrs ago by gymdandee
Heart Disease Community Resources
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar f tn
Blank
achillea
CA
11548417 tn?1440481484
Blank
Ger57
Netherlands
Avatar m tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
Avatar m tn
Blank
tacolino
Ireland
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222