Moderator: Russell Pate
1:10 Associations Between Strength and Flexibility and Health
Sharon Plowman, Northern Illinois University
 
1:40 Fitness Measures and Metabolic Health
Lars Anderson, University of Southern Denmark (by phone)
 
2:10 Body Composition: Methods and Its Use in a Fitness Test
Tim Lohman, University of Arizona
 
2:40 Setting Cut-Points: Approaches and Issues
Greg Welk, Iowa State University
 
3:10 Discussion
 
3:40 Break

SESSION 2: CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE FIELD-BASED APPLICATION OF FITNESS MEASURES

Objective: To achieve greater awareness of the issues and considerations associated with developing, implementing, and evaluating a fitness test battery based on the experiences of those working with test batteries that are currently being used around the world.

 
  Moderator: Russell Pate
3:50 Implementation of Fitness Batteries in Various Countries U.S. Fitnessgram
Greg Welk, Iowa State University
 
  EUROFIT
Colin Boreham, University College Dublin
Mark Tremblay, University of Ottawa, Canada
 
4:35 Panel Discussion
 
5:30 Experiences in Implementing Fitness Testing in Urban School Settings
Lori Benson, YMCA of Greater New York
 
6:00 Adjourn


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