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California Physical Fitness Test FITNESSGRAM March 17, 2010 FITNESSGRAM is a health related physical fitness assessment. Each of the test items was selected to assess important aspects of a student’s health related fitness, not skill or agility. Students are compared not to each other, but to health fitness standards, carefully established for each age and gender, that indicate good health. EUSD FITNESSGRAM Test Administration Window February 22 - March 17, 2010 Student Participation • All students in grades five and seven must take the PFT. • Students with disabilities who are unable to take the entire PFT should take as much of the test as conditions permit. The IEP or Section 504 Plan team is responsible for deciding how these students will participate in the PFT. FITNESSGRAM assessments focus on health-related fitness Aerobic Capacity Body Composition Muscle Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility Aerobic Capacity • One-mile Run-Walk • Walk Test (ONLY for ages 13+) Muscle Strength Both tests are required-system will not accept just one score. • Abdominal Curl-up – Complete as many curl- ups as possible up to a • Trunk Lift – Score is maximum of 75. recorded in inches. Distances above 12 inches to be recorded as 12. Abdominal Strength Curl-up Trunk Extensor Strength Trunk Lift Strength & Endurance Upper Body Select one of the following options: • 90° Push-ups • Modified Pull-ups • Flexed Arm Hang (recorded in seconds) Upper Body Strength 900 Push-up Body Composition Select one process only: • Body Mass Index from Height and Weight • Percent Body Fat from Skinfold Measurements • Percent Body Fat from Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA) Device Try your best and remember, you never know what you can do until you TRY.
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