Cooper 1.5 mile / 2.4 Km Run Test

Friday, July 7, 2017

Cooper 1.5 mile / 2.4 Km Run Test

Cooper 1.5 mile / 2.4 km Run Test. This article is about the physical fitness test through the 2.4 km cooper run test. This test is also widely used to test the physical fitness of prospective students who will enter the sports majors in college, because it is very practical and does not require a lot of tools. For more details please refer to the explanation below.

The 2.4 km (1.5-mile) run test revealed by Cooper is a simple run test for aerobic fitness testing, a tool that requires only a stopwatch and track run. This test is an alternative test for a 12 minute run test. The Singapore Football Association has adapted a 2.4 km run test as a mandatory fitness test from 2013 compared to the bleep test. The US Navy also uses a 1.5 mile test run as part of the Navy's physical test preparation stage.

2.4 Km Cooper Run test

How to do the test
A. Purpose: This test is to measure physical fitness.
B. Tools needed: Track along 2.4 km and stopwatch
C. Implementation of the test: the goal of this test is to complete a run in the 2.4 km track as quickly as possible. The test takers are on the starting line, when there is a "Ya" stopwatch commence run and the participants start running at the pace determined by each participant. Although the road is allowed, but it is not recommended.
cooper test 2,4km run test
D. Scoring: recorded time of completion of the 1.5 mile / 2.4 km run.
E. Norm: the classification of fitness level of the cooper test runs 1.5 miles / 2.4 km for men and women aged 20-29 years.

RatingMalesFemales
Very poor> 16:01> 19:01
Poor16:00-14:0119:00-18:31
Fair14:00-12:0118:30-15:55
Good12:00-10:4615:54-13:31
Excellent10:45-9:4513:30-12:30
Superior< 9:44< 12:29

F. The calculation formula for VO2max test cooper run 2.4 km:
VO2max = (483 / time) + 3.5 => time: units in minutes

That's the articles this time about physical fitness test using cooper test 2.4 km (1.5 Mile), May be useful for all readers. thanks.