There are many kinds of fitness –
This measure is far more useful than simply “body weight” or BMI, because these latter measurements don’t take into account lean body composition such as bone or muscle. The danger of losing “weight” is that a person has no idea what kind of weight he/she is, in fact, losing. By testing body fat levels accurately, we can ascertain if a person is truly becoming leaner, and achieving a more favourable body composition.
Speed & Agility Tests:
The most common speed tests are the 1-
Functional screening involves the client performing 7 movement patterns (e.g. overhead squat), aimed at identifying the person’s quality of functional movement, mobility, and stability. This screening process will identify any movement dysfunctions which may expose players to a higher risk of injury, and allow corrective exercise protocols to be developed to reduce this risk of potential injury. See Functional Screening for more.
Maximum Strength: This test is usually done with older teenagers and adult athletes. The three most common tests are: Bench Press (pushing), Squat, and Chin-
This can be done by determining the 1-
This is measure of an athletes ability to produce effort repeatedly. It is very specific to field and court sports. There are a few options. One such test is the Yoyo test.Click here for more info.