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ERIC Number: ED085351
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Apr
Pages: 6
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United States Ski Team Fitness Testing Program.
Gettman, Larry R.
Presented is a fitness profile designed to identify the individual athlete's strengths and weaknesses. Specifically, the areas of fitness examined are a) muscular strength; b) cardiovascular respiratory function; c) body composition; and d) motor abilities, agility, and speed. The procedures in the testing program involve the following: a) the establishment of a site for ski training and testing, b) fitness testing, c) appraisal of the fitness profile with each athlete, and d) a training prescription for improving weak areas. Detailed explanations of individual tests for the specific abilities listed above are provided. (JB)
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Note: Paper presented at the National Convention of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1973