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Physiological Analysis

Physiological Analysis

Receive comprehensive analysis to monitor your physiological progress as you train - how quickly does your body recover? what is your target heart rate? how many calories do you need?

To schedule any of the below services,

call 530.600.1976

VO2 Max, $200 for 2 sessions

VO2 Max testing is geared toward clients who are interested in completing a cardio fitness assessment that measures peak oxygen consumption, calories burned at different heart rates, aerobic and anaerobic threshold, as well as target intensity zones. A VO2 test measures the amount of oxygen the body uses at different exertion levels while exercising on a bike or treadmill.


Resting metabolic rate (RMR) testing is geared toward clients who wish to identify their unique target caloric zones in order to lose weight or support their caloric needs during training. The exercise physiologist and physical therapist will advise the client as to how many calories they will need to intake in order to stay in the weight maintenance zone or the weight loss zone based on their unique resting metabolic rate (RMR). The calculated RMR will also be used to estimate calories burned during exercise and during normal activities of daily living.

Lower Extremity Testing, $99 for a 5-6 month testing protocol

Lower Extremity Testing is included in the R+AD and Performance Athlete memberships.

Collaborating with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Lower Extremity Testing helps assess leg symmetry after an injury to determine an athlete's readiness to return to play. The testing assesses balance, agility, strength, force, and power utilizing movement screens, the Y-balance test, force plates, the Optojump system, and the Wattbike.

Wingate Test, $75

A Wingate Test is a 30 second all-out spring performed on the Excalibur Sport Lode Ergometer. This mechanically braked cycle is renowned worldwide as the gold standard in ergometry. The rider is instructed to pedal as fast as possible while the torque remains constant at a rate depending on the body weight. Power = Torque x Velocity. Wingate testing is used to determine anaerobic power, which is the reflection of how efficiently the body's energy system gives high power for short durations.