Splendo Health products and apps are built on a foundation of existing medical research. The assessments used have been in use for decades. The following research papers decribe the scientific evidence of the assessment protocols and type of assessment for various uses and patient populations.
SplendoHealth products and apps do not provide diagnosis based on the collected data. The data is studied and interpreted by professionals who use the data for research purposes.
- Bennett H, Parfitt G, Davison K, Eston R: Validity of Submaximal Step Tests to Estimate Maximal Oxygen Uptake in Healthy Adults. Sports Med 2016, 46(5):737-750.
- Dal Corso S, de Camargo AA, Izbicki M, Malaguti C, Nery LE: A symptom-limited incremental step test determines maximum physiological responses in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Med 2013, 107(12):1993-1999.
- Giacomantonio N, Morrison P, Rasmussen R, MacKay-Lyons MJ: Reliability and Validity of the 6-Minute Step Test for Clinical Assessment of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in People at Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 2020, 34(5):1376-1382.
- Jones LW, Eves ND, Mackey JR, Peddle CJ, Haykowsky M, Joy Aa, Courneya KS, Tankel K, Spratlin J, Reiman T: Safety and feasibility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with advanced cancer. Lung Cancer 2007, 55:225- 232.
- Skalski J, Allison TG, Miller TD: The Safety of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in a Population With High-Risk Cardiovascular Diseases. Circulation 2012, 126(21):2465-2472.
- Webb C, Vehrs PR, George JD, Hager R: Estimating VO2max Using a Personalized Step Test. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science 2014, 18(3):184-197.