ERIC Number: ED433630
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
The Brockport Physical Fitness Test Training Manual. [Project Target].
Winnick, Joseph P.; Short, Francis X., Ed.
This training manual presents information on the Brockport Physical Fitness Test (BPFT), a criterion-referenced fitness test for children and adolescents with disabilities. The first chapter of the test training manual includes information dealing with health-related criterion-referenced testing, the interaction between physical activity and physical fitness, and the interaction between physical fitness and health. Individualized education programming, the lifetime commitment to physical activity and physical fitness, and safety precautions important to implementing programs are addressed. Chapters 2, 3, and 4 are related to the development of components of physical fitness: cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility/range of motion. Each chapter presents information on the important components of physical fitness for health, how components of physical fitness are measured and evaluated in the BPFT, the underlying change in the body affected by the development of physical fitness, factors influencing the development of physical fitness, and guidelines for developing and implementing physical fitness. Chapters include information related to the development of physical fitness of youngsters with disabilities. (Each chapter includes references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Composition, Child Health, Children, Criterion Referenced Tests, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise, Muscular Strength, Performance Factors, Performance Tests, Physical Fitness, Physical Fitness Tests, Standards, Test Construction, Test Content, Test Items, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Testing Accommodations
Human Kinetics, 1607 North Market St., P.O. Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61825-5076; Fax: 217-351-2674.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Brockport. Coll. at Brockport.
Note: For related documents, see EC 307 372-374.