12 Minute Cooper Walk/Run Test
Aerobic Capacity, Bigger/Longer/Further is better
The Cooper Walk/Run Test measures aerobic capacity by measuring the total distance an individual can travel in 12 minutes.
Equipment Required: Large open space, stopwatch, device for measuring distance (mobile phone, fitness watch etc).
- Participant sets their stopwatch for 12 minutes and turns on their device for tracking distance (Strava).
- Participant begins to move at a pace comfortable for them and continues to do so until the 12 minute time limit elapses.
- Participant stops their device for measuring distance.
- Participant inputs the total distance that they were able to travel in 12 minutes into SharedGoals by clicking on the green “Add score” button.