TREADMILL EXERCISE TESTING (Exercise ECG)
Purpose for the Test?
Treadmill Exercise Testing (or Exercise Stress Test) is a test designed to look at the response of the heart to increased levels of exercise. People are referred for a variety of reasons:
- Investigation of chest pain or breathlessness
- The capacity to undertake physical activities or occupation
- The assessment of prognosis following heart problems
- The effect of treatment on symptoms
If at any time during the test you are feeling unwell, report the symptom immediately.
It takes approximately 30 minutes.