This school year your child will be taking the FitnessGram Test. FitnessGram is a comprehensive educational, reporting and promotional tool used to assess physical fitness and physical activity levels for children. It was first developed in 1982 by the Cooper Institute and is the most widely used children’s health-related physical fitness assessment in the world. The assessment includes a variety of health-related physical fitness tests that are used to determine students’ overall physical fitness and suggest areas for improvement when appropriate.
The ability to perform large muscle, high intensity exercise for prolonged periods.
The ability of the muscles to exert an external force.
- 90 Push-ups
- Trunk lift
The ability of muscles to exert themselves repeatedly.
The range of motion available in a joint.
Score will be able to be viewed on School Tool throughout the administration of the test. Below are standards for each test.
- Back-Saver Sit and Reach
- Shoulder Stretch