Related Publications & Articles

Exercise Testing of Commercial Divers by Professor Kevin Sykes

Reproducibility, validity, and reliability of the incremental step test for subjects with moderate to severe asthma – RCC Barbosa, RA Silva, AC Lunardi, STC Silva… – Pulmonology, 2022

Validity and reliability of a new incremental step test for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – R Vilarinho, L Serra, A Águas… – BMJ Open, 2022

Reliability of Field-Based Fitness Tests in Adults: A Systematic Review

Cuenca-Garcia, M., Marin-Jimenez, N., Perez-Bey, A. et al. Reliability of Field-Based Fitness Tests in Adults: A Systematic Review. – Sports Med (2022)

Effects of combined training on metabolic profile, lung function, stress and quality of life in sedentary adults: A study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Ferreira, J. P., Duarte-Mendes, P., Teixeira, A. M., & Silva, F. M. – PloS One, (2022).

Reliability and validity of the Chester Step Test in people with Interstitial Lung Disease
Ana Alves, Ana Oliveira, Pedro G Ferreira, Alda Marques  – European Respiratory Journal 2021

Effect of Chester-step Aerobic Exercise on the Levels of Oxidized Low-Density Lipoprotein and Adiponectin in Adult Subjects in Nnewi Metropolis
PO Manafa, IK Onwuka, O Ekuma-Okereke… – J Med Lab Sci, 2020 –

Chester Step Test in patients with cardiovascular disease: practical applications in a cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation setting
T Grove – British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 2020 –

Chester Step Test 2 – An Online Submaximal Test for the Assessment of Aerobic Capacity (VO2Max).
Professor Kevin Sykes
Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 9.3 (2020): 01-03.

The Chester step test is a valid tool to assess cardiorespiratory fitness in adults with hypertension: reducing the gap between clinical practice and fitness assessments
MC Izquierdo, S Lopes, M Teixeira, J Polónia… – Hypertension …, 2019 –

The Chester Step Test – A graded performance measure of aerobic capacity for physical therapy.
Renfro, Wickstrom et al 2019. Ortho. Phys Ther Practice 31(3):172-178

How to do it series: Chester Step Test: Kevin Sykes.
Occupational Medicine, Volume 68, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 70–71,

Chester Step Test as a reliable, reproducible method of assessing physical fitness of disaster deployment personnel
MS Molloy, CM Robertson, GR Ciottone – Southern medical journal, 2017 –

Adapting the” Chester step test” to predict peak oxygen uptake in children
AB Maggio, P Vuistiner, A Crettenand… – Swiss medical …, 2017 –

Assessment of cardiorespiratory variables during Chester step test in healthy Chilean children
I Rodríguez-Núñez, DG Solís… – Revista Cubana de …, 2016 –

Maximum oxygen uptake and cardiovascular response of Professional male football and Basketball players to Chester step test.
PO Ibikunle, UG Enumah – IOSR Journal of Sports and Physical …, 2016 –

Chester step test: assessment of functional capacity and magnitude of cardiorespiratory response in patients with COPD and healthy subjects.
Karloh et al. Braz. J. Phys. Ther. vol.17 no.3 São Carlos May/June 2013

An intergroup analysis investigating the effects of holding a side handrail support on oxygen uptake values during the completion of the Chester Step Test
G Reid – 2012 –

Chester step test in patients with COPD: reliability and correlation with pulmonary function test results
AA de Camargo, T Justino, CHS de Andrade… – Respiratory …, 2011 –

An adaptation of Chester step test for use in patients with COPD
S Dal Corso, CHS de Andrade, AA de Camargo… – 2011 – Eur Respiratory Soc

The effect of beta blockers on heart rate response during the Chester Step Test
J Gilchrest – 2011 –

Prevention of Comorbid Depression and Obesity in Attention-deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (PROUD)

The effect of an active arm action on heart rate and predicted VO2max during the Chester step test.
Elliott et al. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (2008) 11, 112—115

The Chester step test—a simple yet effective tool for the prediction of aerobic capacity.
Kevin Sykes∗, Alison Roberts. Physiotherapy 90 (2004) 183–188