this free guide was created to provide your health and fitness coordinator the tools and information required to conduct a fitness assessment in order to promote health and wellness within your department.
Pre-Assessment Questionnaire: Highlight contraindications for at-risk personnel.
Aerobic Capacity: Cooper Distance tests and easy to calculate VO2 Max estimation
Body Composition: WHtR measurement to calculate obesity related cardiovascular risks
Grip Strength: Dead hang test to measure hand and forearm strength and endurance
Power: Burst test to measure explosive power of the lower body and quick firing muscles
Muscular Endurance: push up, pull up and plank test to measure upper body strength and endurance
Flexibility: Trunk test to measure back, hamstring, shoulder and hip flexibility/mobility
Balance: Stork stand test to measure stabilizer muscle condition used for everyday functionality