Cambridge University Hospitals

17th Cambridge / UCLA Course on Clinical Exercise Testing and Interpretation - A Practical Approach Places Available


Thursday, 5th July – Friday, 6th July 2018

Doctors, Scientists, Physiologists and Technicians interested in exercise testing are invited to register for this symposium at The Moller Centre, Cambridge

The aim of the course is to improve the participants’ knowledge of the value of exercise testing and interpreting the results in normals, and subjects with suspected pathology.

The widely acclaimed textbook on exercise testing and interpretation co-written by one of the lecturers forms the knowledge base and core text for the course (Cooper and Storer, Exercise Testing and Interpretation)

This acclaimed course is delivered through a mixed approach of plenary sessions, hands on practical's, small group poster sessions and workshops

The course will be of interest to all involved in exercise testing as well as specialist registrars in training and consultants in anaesthetics, respiratory medicine, cardiology, sport and exercise medicine and rehabilitation medicine.

Day 1 – Clinical Exercise Testing in the Normal subject

  • Incremental and constant work protocols
  • Interpretation of performance variables (VO2 max, lactate threshold and VO2 kinetics)
  • The training response
  • A practical session demonstrating the measurement of VO2 max with data interpretation
  • Lactate testing
  • Practical small group work on interpretation of data
  • Exercise prescription.

Day 2 – Clinical Exercise Testing for Clinical conditions

  • Purpose and indication for clinical exercise testing
  • Protocols for clinical exercise testing
  • Response patterns normal / abnormal
  • Technical problems
  • Practical demonstration
  • Small group involvement in the interpretation of cases (eg COPD, asthma, cardiomyopathy)
  • Development of written report
  • Self assessment

Lecturers will include
Prof Chris Cooper, UCLA
Dr Brett Dolezal, UCLA
Dr Jonathan Fuld, Cambridge University Hospitals (Course Lead)
Dr Martin Johnson, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Glasgow
Dr Marshall Riley, Belfast City Hospital
Dr Karl Sylvester, Cambridge University Hospitals

This course is applying for approval by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 12 CPD points

Course fee:
The course fee of £495.00 - to include Course Exercise Book, attendance at lectures, lunch and refreshments and a drinks reception at then end of the first day.

Accommodation and travel arrangements and costs are the responsibility of the delegate. A list of local B&Bs & hotels can be found on our website.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be received in writing by post or email.

Please be advised that your course fee is refundable for up to 14 days following your application. Thereafter course fees are non-refundable.

Course Administrator

Mrs Marion Papadopoulo,
01223 586945

Course Location

The course takes place at...

Moller Centre, Churchill Colege, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DE
01223 586945