Fitness Tests

There are numerous fitness tests available to the trainer and therapist, each designed to measure a particular aspect of human performance which you use will depend on what you want to measure, and who you are working with.

Fitness tests can be used to measure a variety of different aspects of human performance speed, strength, endurance, power, flexibility and agility being the most common areas measured. So why not check out some of the most popular fitness tests below :

While we talk of these as finite concepts, there are different ways of looking at each, and often times crossover between them - for example, a fitness test such as the Zig-zag is a timed trial over short distances, and thus measures speed, but with its frequent changes of direction, it is also assessing an athlete's agility.

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