PFT FITNESSGRAM - California Physical Fitness Test _CA Dept of

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					                                                                                                                                                         January 2010
                                                                                                                                     California Department of Education
                                            Appendix C – FITNESSGRAM®
                                     Fitness Areas, Test Options, and Equipment
 Fitness Areas
                                                                                               Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Flexibility
        Aerobic Capacity            Body Composition      Abdominal Strength          Trunk Extensor Strength and Upper Body Strength and         Flexibility
                                                          and Endurance               Flexibility                    Endurance
  Test Options
     PACER* (Progressive          Skinfold                  Curl-Up*                   Trunk Lift*                   Push-Up*                       Back-Saver Sit
      Aerobic Cardiovascular        Measurements*               Gym mat                    Gym mat                       Gym mat                       and Reach*
      Endurance Run)                 Skinfold caliper          3 inch                     Yard stick or 15-inch         CD or cassette                 Sit-and-reach
       Flat, nonslippery                                          measuring strip            ruler                          player with                     box
         surface 15 or 20          Body Mass Index                for 5 to 9 year                                           adequate volume
         meters in length            Scale                        olds or 4.5 inch                                        CD or                        Shoulder Stretch
       CD or cassette player        Ruler (stadio-               measuring strip                                           audiocassette
         with adequate volume          meter) or tape              for students                                              with cadence
       CD or audiocassette            measure                     older than 9
         with music/timing                                         years of age                                          Modified Pull-Up
       Measuring tape             Percent Body Fat            CD or cassette                                            Gym mat
       Marker cones                 Bioelectric                  player with
                                                                                                                           Modified pull-up
                                       impedance                   adequate
                                                                                                                             stand with elastic
     One-Mile Run                     analyzer or                                                                           band
                                       automated                CD or
       Flat, measured
                                       skinfold caliper            audiocassette
         running course
                                                                   with cadence
                                                                                                                         Flexed-Arm Hang
       Stopwatch                    Scale                                                                                Horizontal bar
                                     Ruler (stadio-                                                                       Chair or stool
     Walk Test                        meter) or tape                                                                      Stopwatch
       Flat, measured course          measure
       Stopwatch
       Heart rate monitor

All of the test options require pencils and score sheets to record scores.
*FITNESSGRAM recommends this test as the test option for the fitness area; however, the California Department of Education (CDE) does not have a position
regarding the use of specific test options.

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