Are you a personal trainer or sport coach that doesn't have access to the equipment or laboratory facilities used for specialized testing? Do you need to test your clients and athletes quickly and efficiently, without buying a lot of expensive equipment? Fitness Testing 101 includes a wide assortment of tests from each of the major fitness areas so that you can get a complete assessment of your client's or athlete's abilities and needs. Each test includes a description of objectives, equipment, testing and scoring procedures, and most have a table of norms to compare your scores against. Datasheets that can be copied and given out are provided for scoring and record keeping. Fitness Testing 101 will help you prepare training programs for your clients and athletes designed with their specific strengths and weaknesses, and give you a source of comparison to help you set goals and increase motivation.
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Published March 20, 2001
Sports & Outdoors, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical.