FPL | Physical Fitness Assessment

Physical Fitness Assessment

Purpose | What to expect? | Areas for evaluation | Summary of tests

The Physical Fitness Assessment is conducted by a fitness specialist during your first visit to a center for the purpose of:

  • evaluating your current health and fitness
  • discussing with you your health-related goals and interests and
  • developing an exercise program specific to your goals and interests.

What to expect?

This assessment will be your first visit to the fitness center. Expect to:

  • allow an hour for the evaluation
  • dress for exercise
  • discuss your health-related goals and interests and
  • participate in a series of tests to determine your current fitness.

Areas for evaluation

The areas of physical fitness selected for evaluation are:

  • body composition
  • cardiorespiratory endurance
  • flexibility and
  • muscular strength and endurance.

Summary of tests

The tests that will be administered include measuring your:

  • height and weight
  • resting heart rate and resting blood pressure
  • body composition
  • flexibility
  • cardiorespiratory endurance and
  • muscular strength and endurance.