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Lessons

Screening Assessment

These tests are essential in the screening process in order to determine the suitability of the individual to participate in a physical activity program. It is recommended that these tests…

Screening Assessment Feedback and Managment

Goal Setting Once a participant is cleared to begin a program, the program then needs direction. Without an aim, or some form of achievement to strive towards, the exercise will…

Fitness Assessment Preparation and Procedure

Before the Testing Session 1. Screening: Ensure that a screening protocol has been undertaken by the participant, and that they have been medically screened, and are fit to undertake the…

Fitness Assessment Protocol

Baseline Information Testing can, and should, be done at different stages of an exercise program. But, before starting is possibly the most important of these. This not only gives us…

Body Composition

Body Fat Percentage Percentage of body fat can be measured in a number of ways. Most make use of the different densities of body fat versus lean tissue. Hydrostatic Weighing…

Posture Analysis

When analyzing posture, a comparison is always made between what is observed and the anatomic, or standing, position. In other words, the analysis of the posture is given as how…

Cardiovascular Capacity Assessment

Cooper 12 Minute Run/Walk Procedure: Place markers at set intervals around the track to aid in measuring the completed distance. Participants run for 12 minutes, and the total distance covered…

Muscular Strength Assessment

1 Repetition Max Test Procedure The testing procedure for a single rep maximum (1RM) is very nearly exactly the same as for the 6 and 10 RM versions. The glaringly…

Muscular Endurance Assessment

1 Minute Push-up Test Procedure Men should use the standard “military style” push-up position with only the hands and the toes touching the floor in the starting position. Women have…

Flexibility Assessment

Modified Sit-and-Reach This is a modified version of the traditional sit and reach test, designed to control for the variable lengths of people’s arms and legs, which is a limitation…

Advanced Fitness Assessment

Complexity: Standard

Explosive Strength/Power Vertical Jump A measure of lower-body explosive ability in a vertical movement plane Equipment required: Measuring tape or marked wall Chalk for marking wall. Procedure: The athlete stands…

Module 4 Portfolio Tasks

Please complete the lessons and quizzes related to the Screening and Testing module prior to completing the following tasks.   Task 5: Question: Analyse the case studies provided below and complete…