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ERIC Number: ED323203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-May
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Physical Fitness Assessment.
Valdes, Alice
This document presents baseline data on physical fitness that provides an outline for assessing the physical fitness of students. It consists of 4 tasks and a 13-item questionnaire on fitness-related behaviors. The fitness test evaluates cardiorespiratory endurance by a steady state jog; muscular strength and endurance with a two-minute bent-knee curl-up; flexibility with a sit-and-reach test; and body composition with a two-site skinfold measurement. The measure uses criterion-referenced standards. The questionnaire includes descriptive items on sex, age, race/ethnic group, highest grade planned for completion, body frame, height, weight, and six items on fitness-related behaviors. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover. Div. of Research, Planning, and Evaluation.