Standards have been set to indicate levels of fitness necessary for good health and are established for each age and gender. It does not include assessment items that are more related to skill and athletic performance.
Students are assessed in general areas of health-related fitness: aerobic fitness, flexibility, strength and endurance. Scores are evaluated against objective criterion standards that indicate a level of fitness necessary for health.
The Healthy Fitness Zone Standards are also available.
Participants receive objective, personalized feedback and positive reinforcement which are vital to changing behavior and serve as a communications link between teachers and parents.
Additional Resources for Parents:
FitnessGram Parent Letter