Week 2 – Assignment 1
Health-Related Physical Fitness Testing
Review Chapter 4 in the course text before completing this assignment. After completing a health history assessment and reviewing the Informed Consent, the next step in designing an exercise program for your special population, or any individual, is to assess the client’s initial fitness level. Physical fitness testing has many purposes such as providing baseline information about your client which can assist you in helping him or her develop fitness goals. In this assignment address the following prompts:
- Summarize three purposes of health-related physical fitness testing.
- Provide an example of a health-related physical fitness test for each of the following categories: body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility.
Your assignment should be a minimum of two pages in length (excluding the title page or reference pages) and formatted according to APA style Include the text as a reference.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.