What is the FITT Principle? - Definition, Components & Examples


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What does the F in FITT Principle stand for?

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1. In general, what is the maximum heart rate for a 22-year-old?

2. Generally speaking, when adhering to the FITT Principle, someone who exercises at a HIGH intensity will work out _____ than a person exercising at a LOW intensity.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Made up of multiple-choice questions, this quiz and worksheet measure your understanding of the FITT Principle. We'll ask you basic questions about this health topic with a majority of questions being vocabulary words.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you know about:

  • The FITT acronym
  • How to calculate maximum heart rate based off of age
  • Differences in exercising at a low intensity and a high intensity
  • Which word refers to how hard you work out
  • The term to describe the duration a person exercises

Skills Practiced

Here are some of the skills you'll practice for this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related FITT Principle lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a practice problem in which you'll need to calculate maximum heart rate
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as low intensity and high intensity exercising
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as the word used to mean how hard someone exercises and the term for how long someone exercises

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the FITT Principle in our lesson, What is the FITT Princple? - Definition, Components & Examples. By the end of the lesson you'll have gained a more thorough understanding of the concept, and you'll know all about:

  • Applying FITT to meet individualized goals
  • How the concepts in FITT are connected
  • Putting the FITT Principle to use
  • Adjusting your exercise based off of the FITT Principle