Pediatric Exercise Testing (English)

52 weeks
All levels
15 lessons
6 quizzes
37 students


This is the e-learing Pediatric Exercise Testing.  During this course you will learn how to conduct a cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) in children and how to analyze and report CPET data. Furthermore you will learn about the exercise physiology of children and its application in healthy and diseased children. You will also learn about how to perform field tests for measuring fitness in children. The tutor for this course is Dr Tim Takken, PhD.

The course consists of 14 pre-recorded lectures, 4 quizzes and 2 case studies with pediatric CPET data. You can ask questions after every lecture. The study credit is 8 hours.

The course is completed when the student has completed at least 80% of the lessons. After completing the course the student will receive a certificate of completion. The course content is available to the students for 52 weeks.

The course is created using a professional Learning Management System.

Tim TakkenTim Takken
TIM TAKKEN PhD is a medical physiologist and associate professor in pediatrics at the Wilhemina Children’s Hospital of the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands and the Princes Maxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, Utrecht, the Netherlands. He is a PI in the Child Health focus area and has a special interest in clinical pediatric exercise physiology. He hosted several international meetings in Utrecht, including the European Workshop on Clinical Pediatric Exercise Testing and the 29th Pediatric Work Physiology Meeting. He is currently director of the Clinical Exercise Testing Laboratory in Utrecht. Further he is board member of CPX International and chair of the Dutch chapter of CPX International. Dr Takken published over 250 peer-reviewed papers and authored 4 books.

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