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Conducting the YMCA Fitness Testing & Assessment Protocol

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SKU:
827008099993*
Author:
Lawrence A. Golding
Published:
2013
Length:
81 minutes
Conducting the YMCA Fitness Testing & Assessment Protocol provides a visual demonstration of the procedures and actions involved in administering the YMCA's physical fitness test battery. In detail, the DVD explains what steps should be taken before and during the test to ensure that the test battery is conducted in an appropriate manner.

Among the topics covered:
  • Pre-test procedures
    • calibrate the cycle
    • calibrate the metronome
    • complete the paperwork
  • Test procedures
    • assess height and weight
    • assess resting heart rate
    • assess resting blood pressure
    • skin-fold test
    • cycle ergometer test
    • flexibility test
    • bench-press test
    • abdominal-crunch test
  • The step test (an alternative cardiorespiratory test)
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.