Personal fitness assessments

Understand your current fitness level and track your progress toward your goals.  Our trainers can help you assess: 

  • cardiorespiratory endurance
  • muscular fitness
  • flexibility and balance
  • body composition

Purchase a personal fitness assessment today for only $20.00.  Your trainer will conduct the following assessments and review your results based upon standardized fitness classifications.

Body composition

Body composition includes the following:

  • height and weight
  • hip to waist ratio
  • circumference measurements
  • body fat percentage (three-site skinfold)

 

Watch Video: Skinfold Assessment

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.

Cardiorespiratory endurance

Cardiorespiratory endurance includes:

  • one-mile Rockport walk test
  • VT1 Submaximal talk test

 

Watch Video: VT1

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.

Muscular fitness (endurance)

Muscular fitness (endurance) includes:  

  • push-up test
  • curl-up test
  • timed wall sit/leg press  

 

Watch Video: Push Up Test

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.

Flexibility and balance

Fitness and balance includes:

  • Thomas Test
  • passive straight-leg raise
  • shoulder flexion and extension
  • internal and external rotation
  • Apley’s Scratch Test for Shoulder Mobility
  • stork-stand balance test 

 

Watch Video: Thomas Test

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.

 

Watch Video: Stork Stand

Video Accessibility Instructions:

These video instructions are located directy above a YouTube video. Hit the DOWN arrow key until you hear the words FLASH START. Once the screen reader is inside the FLASH OBJECT, hit the TAB key about 7 times until you hear PLAY BUTTON a second time. Hit the Spacebar key to play the video. You can then hit the Spacebar key again to pause the video. Feel free to hit TAB and TAB+SHIFT to listen to all the buttons in the FLASH OBJECT. Sometimes the PLAY button and the PAUSE button will be listed as an UNLABLED BUTTON.

Additional Information

Before meeting with a personal trainer, you must fill-out our Personal Training Packet, return it the Rec Center front desk, and pay for your assessment.  All funds must be paid in full at the Rec Center front desk.  We accept the following methods of payment: 

  • major credit cards
  • check
  • cash
  • JacksDebit Express