20m Shuttle Run


To measure the aerobic capacity or cardiovascular fitness os subjects during a maximal, indirect field test.


Cones, tape measure and audio cues for the 20m shuttle run on CD, Tape or MP3


  1. Measure out and mark a 20m section on a flat surface with cones
  2. Begin playback of shuttle run audio
  3. Participants commences running betwee the sets of cones, turning when signalled by the beeps. This process continues as the beeps become closer together, ultimately increasing the speed of the runner
  4. If the line is reached before the beep sounds, the participant must wait until the beep
  5. The test is stopped if the participant fails to reach the line for two consecutive runs and their shuttle leve is recorded