Fitness Testing References

Here are some other references for those looking for more information about fitness testing.

  • Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, American College of Sports Medicine, 9th ed, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins , 2013.
  • Physiological Tests for Elite Athletes by Australian Institute of Sport , 2nd edition (eds Rebecca Tanner and Christopher Gore, 2012)
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance With Web Study Guide-4th Edition by James Morrow Jr., Allen Jackson, James Disch, Dale Mood. 2010
  • Physiological Assessment of Human Fitness - 2nd Edition by Peter Maud and Carl Foster (2005)
  • Companion Guide to Measurement and Evaluation for Kinesiology, David Tomchuk, 2010.
  • Fitness Testing 101 - A Guide for Personal Trainers and Coaches By Patrick S. Hagerman, 2001

Why Test?

Regular testing is important to measure fitness levels and monitor changes in fitness.

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What to Test

There are a large number of fitness tests, so it is important to select the most apporopriate test for your sport or fitness level.

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How to Test

It is important to follow standard procedures. You need a guide.

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