Professionalization of Exercise Physiology
The article discusses the legality of aerobic capacity testing in disability cases particularly chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It says that aerobic capacity testing can be used to document functional impairments in patients with CFS after the failure of Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) in evaluating the ability to work of CFS patients who claim for insurance benefits. It presents case law reviews that illustrate the importance of expert testimony in disability related insurance benefit.
Ciccolella, Margaret E.; Boone, Tommy; and Davenport, Todd E., "Legal aspects of aerobic capacity: objective evidence of the ability to work" (2011). School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Faculty Articles. 152.