Physical Education - PE 143
Fitness Tests and Measurements
3 Credit Hours2 Lecture Hours1 Laboratory Hours
This course will introduce the student through lecture and practical demonstration to various fitness assessment protocols. Students will learn to critically analyze why a particular fitness test is utilized, the standard procedures for conducting the test and the analysis of the test results.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Identify the basic components of fitness and the associated tests to assess an individual's current fitness status.
- Determine when it is appropriate to stop a fitness test.
- Analyze blood pressure.
- Determine resting and exercise heart rates.
- Conduct sub-maximal cardiovascular fitness tests.
- Conduct muscular strength and endurance fitness tests.
- Identify contraindications to a specific fitness testing protocol.
- Compare test results with normative data to create a fitness profile.
- Determine the advantages and disadvantages of selecting a specific fitness test over other tests that evaluate the same parameters.
- Develop Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, Time-bound (SMART) goals for a fitness client.
- Describe the characteristics of a normal electrocardiogram.
- Measure the characteristics of a normal electrocardiogram.
- Conduct flexibility tests.
- Conduct body composition anthropometry.
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Key: Day of the Week
- T = Tuesday
- R = Thursday
- S = Saturday
- X = Sunday