The Monark 939 Novo is designed to perform stress tests when connected to an ECG device, Max and SubMax cardiovascular tests (including calculating VO2 capacity) when connected to a PC or Terminal, plus it also can be used for normal bike exercising.
To perform tests the bike needs to be connected to an ECG unit, PC or terminal. If you just want to exercise you can control the bike via the touch screen of the Monark Novo display unit, .The display shows the current rpm, time, power and pulse (if any heart rate monitor is used). You can also set up target based training regarding distance, time and calories.
The bike is standard rpm independent (constant power) but can also be set to be rpm dependent (constant force).