12 Minute Cooper Walk/Run Test
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/timer, device for measuring distance (running track, phone, fitness watch, etc).
- Participant sets a timer for 12 minutes and turns on their device for tracking distance (e.g. Garmin, Strava, Apple Workouts, etc).
- Participant begins to move at a pace that they will be able to maintain for the full 12 minutes.
- Participant stops their device for measuring distance.
Record the total distance covered in 12 minutes into SharedGoals by clicking the green “Record a Score” button or importing your activity from Strava.