Fitness Testing 101

A Guide for Personal Trainers and Coaches

by Patrick Hagerman



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/19/2001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 172
ISBN : 9780595168064

About the Book

Are you a personal trainer or sport coach that doesn't have access to the equipment or laboratory facilities used for specialized testing? Do you need to test your clients and athletes quickly and efficiently, without buying a lot of expensive equipment?

Fitness Testing 101 includes a wide assortment of tests from each of the major fitness areas so that you can get a complete assessment of your client's or athlete's abilities and needs. Each test includes a description of objectives, equipment, testing and scoring procedures, and most have a table of norms to compare your scores against. Datasheets that can be copied and given out are provided for scoring and record keeping. Fitness Testing 101 will help you prepare training programs for your clients and athletes designed with their specific strengths and weaknesses, and give you a source of comparison to help you set goals and increase motivation.

About the Author

Patrick S. Hagerman, Ed.D, is a personal trainer, exercise physiologist, college instructor, and fitness expert certified by the American College of Sports Medicine (HFI), National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS, CPT), and USA Weightlifting (Club Coach).