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Unit 7: Fitness Testing for Sports and Exercise

Year 12 2011-2012

Heather Gallant

on 14 September 2012

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Unit 7:
Fitness testing For Sport and exercise P1,M1 P4, M2
& D1 P5 & M3 Research the different fitness tests Assessment Criteria P1 Describe one test for each component of physical fitness, including advantages and disadvantages.

M1 Explain the advantages and disadvantages of one fitness test for each component of physical fitness. Assessment Criteria P4 Safely administer and interpret the results of four different health monitoring tests for two contrasting individuals.

M2 Describe the strengths and areas for improvement for two contrasting individuals using information from health screening questionnaires and health monitoring tests.

D1 Evaluate the health screening questionnaires and health monitoring test results and provide recommendations for lifestyle improvement. Assessment Criteria P5 Select and safely administer six different fitness tests for a selected individual recording the findings.

M3 Justify the selection of fitness tests commenting on the suitability, reliability and validity and practicality. P6, M4
& D2 Assessment Criteria P6 Give feedback to a selected individual, following fitness testing, describing, the test results and interpreting their levels of fitness against normative data

M4 Compare the fitness test results to the normative data and indentify strengths and areas for improvement

D2 Analyse the fitness test results and provide recommendations or appropriate future activities or training. Health Screening Tests

Heart Rate
Blood Pressure

Waist-to-hip Ratio
Body Mass Index (BMI) Health Screening Procedures

Client Consultation
Client Confidentiality
Informed Consent
Coronary heart disease risk factors
Medical Referral Understand how to screen for health P2 & P3 Assessment Criteria P2: Prepare an appropriate health screening questionnaire. P3: Devise and use two types of screening procedures Use the internet to research health screening questionnaires
and informed consent. Produce each of these as a word document. Administer and interpret health screening Lung Function Fitness tests: eg multi-stage fitness test, grip test, vertical jump, sprint tests, , one-minute sit up, sit and reach test.

Explain why you chose these tests
eg to identify components of fitness which need to be improved, give a benchmark from which to measure improvement, allow a more specific programme to be written, play a role in educating individuals about health and fitness

Administer: pre-test procedures; test sequence; test protocols; health and safety; recording test results;
reasons to terminate a fitness test Select and Administer fitness tests Be able to interpret the results of fitness tests and provide feedback Interpret results against normative data: compare and make judgements against, eg population norms, norms for sports performers, norms for elite athletes, accepted health ranges

Feedback: feedback, eg verbal, written; tests carried out; test results; levels of fitness; strengths and areas for improvement; recommendations FLEXIBILITY The range of movement at a joint This can be measured using the sit and reach test.

To administer the sit and reach test you need a sit and reach box, although it can be done using a bench and a ruler.

The paticipant must complete the test three times and the best score taken. The reading is taken in centimetres. Advantages Disadvantages There is lots of published data which means the results can be compared to national averages and a more reliable conclusion can be drawn. Strength
Aerobic Endurance
Muscular Endurance
Body Composition
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