Purpose & Goals of Fitness Assessments


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Which of the following is a measure of muscle strength and endurance?

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Which of the following tests/measures helps you determine your cardiovascular fitness?

I. Step Test

II. Resting Heart Rate

III. Sit-Up Test

2. You can use the _____ in order to help monitor your flexibility:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the specific tests you can use to measure your fitness? Why would one use fitness tests? This quiz and worksheet address these types of topics so you can adequately gauge your understanding of the importance of fitness assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will require you to answer questions addressing:

  • A measure of muscle strength and endurance
  • Which tests and/or measures check cardiovascular fitness
  • What helps to monitor flexibility
  • Characteristics of cardiovascular health
  • The goals of a fitness assessment

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the reasons why a fitness assessment is conducted
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cardiovascular fitness and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about muscle strength/endurance and flexibility tests

Additional Learning

If needed, you can access the lesson titled Purpose & Goals of Fitness Assessments and learn more about this topic. Using this lesson, you will find out:

  • What is achieved by fitness assessments
  • Which assessments are most important and what they measure
  • The names of additional fitness tests that can be used to determine cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility