14 - Testing

14 - Testing - Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Testing Testing...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Testing Testing Components of Physical Fitness Car dior espir ator y Endur ance VO 2 max M usculoskeletal Fitness M uscular str ength M uscular endur ance Body Composition Flexibility Pur poses of Physical Fitness Testing I dentify str engths and weaknesses Set goals H elp w/ pr ecise exer cise pr escr iptions Use as baseline to evaluate pr ogr ess Factor s Affecting Test Selection Age Sex Pr etr aining Status Testing Envir onment Establish good r appor t to r educe anxiety Pr oject a sense of r elaxed confidence M aintain appr opr iate r oom temp Chair s and table for paper wor k M ake sur e equipment is calibr ated and pr epar ed befor e client ar r ives Test Validity The degr ee that each test measur es what it claims to measur e Dir ect vs. I ndir ect measur es (VO 2 max) Validity coefficient Closer to 1.0 = str onger validity Valid field tests usually at least 0.80 Test Reliability Ability of each test to pr oduce consistent and r epeatable r esults good tests usually >0.90 Test must have good r eliability to be valid, but can have ver y high r eliability and have poor validity ex. sit and r each Pr etest I nstr uctions Comfor table clothing Plenty of fluids...
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14 - Testing - Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Testing Testing...

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