Fitness Assessment

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  • Created on: 15-03-16 18:20
What are the reasons for testing?
Identify strengths & weaknesses. Baseline data for planning. Basis for selecting training methods/applying principles. To predict physiological and athletic potential. Compare with previous tests and other athletes. Motivation/set goals
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Validity
Whether a test actually measures what it sets out to measure
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Reliability
Whether the test can be repeated without variables other than the fitness of the athlete affecting the result
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Prior to testing think about...
Validity. Reliability. Test protocol. Current state of athlete/consent. Athlete motivation. Expense. Availability. Sport specific?
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Maximal
Progressive to maximal effort (VO2 Max/MFT)
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Sub-Maximal
Heart rate response or power output as indicator. E.g. Harvard Step test uses recovery rates to indicate fitness
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Validity

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Whether a test actually measures what it sets out to measure

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Reliability

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Prior to testing think about...

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Maximal

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