Yo-Yo Test Calculator

Here is a calculator for rating your result from the Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test 1.

Enter your details, the level (or stage) and the number of shuttles, and it will calculate the total distance run in meters (from the YYIR1 table), estimated VO2max (using the formula of Bangsbo et al. (2008) (see Scoring the Yo-Yo test) and a fitness rating based on your sex (from the YYIR1 rating table).

Enter Details

Sex : Male Female

Enter your stage or level (e.g., 12):

Enter your number of 40m shuttles (e.g., 5):

Press button to calculate your result:

Your Results

Distance Run:  meters

VO2max ml/kg/min



Want to know what constitutes an excellent score? See the table of yo-yo test ratings for the YYIR1.


The VO2max formula used for the above calculator is from the research paper by Bangsbo et al. (2008):

Jens Bangsbo, F. Marcello Iaia and Peter Krustrup, (2008) The Yo-Yo Intermittent Recovery Test: A Useful Tool for Evaluation of Physical Performance in Intermittent Sports, Sports Medicine 2008; 38 (1): 37-51.


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