VO2Max Norms

(mL/kg/min)

Female: Age
VO2max 20 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 +
Very High 44.2 + 41.0 + 39.5 + 35.2 + 35.2 +
High 44.1
38.1
40.9
36.7
39.4
33.8
35.1
30.9
35.1
29.4
Average 38.0
35.2
36.6
33.8
33.7
30.9
30.8
28.2
29.3
25.8
Low 35.1
32.3
33.7
30.5
30.8
28.3
28.1
35.5
28.7
23.8
Very Low 32.2 - 30.4 - 28.2 - 25.4 - 23.7 -
Male: Age
VO2max 20 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 +
Very High 51.4 + 50.4 + 48.2 + 45.3 + 42.5 +
High 51.3
46.8
50.3
44.6
48.1
41.8
45.2
38.5
42.4
35.3
Average 46.7
42.5
44.5
41.0
41.7
38.1
38.4
35.2
35.2
31.8
Low 42.4
39.5
40.9
37.4
38.0
35.1
35.1
32.3
31.7
28.7
Very Low 39.4 - 37.3 - 35.0 - 32.2 - 28.6 -

Source: ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription