What is the Fitnessgram?
Fitnessgram is a comprehensive fitness assessment battery for youth. It includes a variety of health- related physical fitness tests designed to assess cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition.
Why do we do FitnessGram?
The objective of the FITNESSGRAM is to increase parental awareness of children's fitness levels by developing an easy way for physical education teachers to report the results of physical fitness assessments. It establishes a baseline from which students can set goals and check progress.
How does the FitnessGram test benefit you?
But the FitnessGram is more than just a measure of body fat and flexibility. The test items are used to determine body composition and aerobic capacity in children. ... The program helps children and parents better understand and appreciate a physically active lifestyle.