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HPHE 4450 - Section 04

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Purpose, Basic Principles, and Guidelines for Health-Related Fitness Testing
Purpose, Basic Principles, and Guidelines for Health-Related Fitness Testing

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Section 04:Purpose, Basic Principles, and Guidelinesfor Health-Related Fitness Testing
ACSM Guidelines: Chapter 3
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Pre-Exercise Evaluations (pp. 54-57), Chapter 4
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 Health Related Physical Fitness Testing and Interpretation (pp. 60-62);ACSM Manual: Chapter 1
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Introduction (pp. 4-9), Chapter 2 (pp. 10-14)
HPHE 4450
Dr. Cheatham
 
Outline
Purpose of health-related fitness testing
Choosing appropriate tests
Pre-test instructions
Order of testing
Testing conditions (environment)
Interpreting test scores
 
Purpose of Testing
Educate individuals
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Present health/fitness status
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Comparison to norms
Develop/individualize exercise programs
Evaluate exercise progress
Motivate individuals to better fitness
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Use of attainable goals
Provide data for risk stratification

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