Presentation on theme: "Activitygram/ Fitnessgram for Principal/Superintendent/Department Chair/Program coordinator Adrienne DiSipio."— Presentation transcript:
1 Activitygram/ Fitnessgram for Principal/Superintendent/Department Chair/Program coordinator Adrienne DiSipio
2 Goals:Have all Physical Education department employees take a free online course that explains the process for administering the Fitnessgram test to students.A certificate worth four credit hours is provided at the end of the course exam.Within 5 yearsGet all schools in district using Fitnessgram/Activitygram
3 What is Fitnessgram?It is a fitness assessment and reporting program for youthFirst developed in 1982 by The Cooper Institute in response to the need for a comprehensive set of assessment procedures in physical education programsPurpose: is to provide a variety of health-related physical fitness tests that assess:aerobic capacitymuscular strengthmuscular enduranceflexibilitybody compositionScores from these assessments are compared to Healthy Fitness Zone® standardsdetermines students' overall physical fitnesssuggests areas for improvement when appropriate
4 Web-Based Fitnessgram 9 Benefits Web-based; no client installationsWeb address is determined by district policyVersions for wide-scale data collection of states, large metro districts, districts, and schoolsEach version has a Configure module to define your programSet permission levels for teachers and students for features of the programUse of single sign-on for usersEstablish exemption codes for kids not present during testing such as injury, absence, or disabilityCan use default federal ethnicity codes or import codes specific to the districtFitnessgram student and parent reports to save on print and paper costsImport historical data from Fitnessgram 8 program
5 Web-Based Fitnessgram 9 Benefits New export of data providing information of raw scores (and if in the Healthy Fitness Zone Y or N) and by fitness component ( and if in the Healthy Fitness Zone Y or N)New overview statistical reports for test results by test item or by fitness component for the following:Administrative unit (district, school, or class)By specific grade(s) or range of grade level(s)You can define the grade levels for this optionPercentage achieving the Healthy Fitness Zone for selected test items or componentsAchievement of Standards for one out of zero components, one component? up to the six fitness componentsDynamic message area for teachers created by PE administrators
6 What is Activitygram?is an activity assessment tool that enables students to record their physical activity in 30-minute increments over a 3-day period.The software generates a report showing:total minutes of activityperiods of activity time each daytypes of activity.
7 Useful Equipment Fitnessgram & Activitygram Test Administration Manual 20 and 15 meter PACER TEST CDCalipersHealthy Fitness Zone ® Wall Chart (boys and girls)Fitnessgram Station CardsCurl-Up Measuring Strips
8 Fitnessgram & Activitygram Test Administration Manual A complete guide to implementing assessments, conducting the test protocols, recording the data, and interpreting and sharing the resultsCost: $37.00 per bookWhere to buy: m/fitnessgramresources/
9 PACER Tests is the default aerobic capacity test in FITNESSGRAM. The PACER is a multistage fitness test adapted from the 20-meter shuttle runPurpose of CDs: recording provides pacing for the lap- run portion of the test as well as cadences for the curl- up and push-up portions.15 Meter and 20 Meter CD’s can be ordered separately but are included in the manualIndividual Costs:15 meter: $15.0020 meter: $15.00Where to Buy: tnessgramresources/
10 Calipers Used for skinfold tests Measures persons % body fat Cost: $15.95 eachWhere to Buy: com/fitnessgramresources/
11 Healthy Fitness Zone ® Wall Chart Healthy Fitness Zone® wall chart for both boys and girls is a full-color, 18” x 24” chart for displaying the Healthy Fitness Zone standards for your students’ easy referenceProvides students with healthy fitness zones for:Aerobic CapacityPercent body fatBMICurl-UpTrunk LiftPush-UpModified Push-UpFlexed Arm HangBack-saver sit and reachCost: $9.00 per chartWhere to Buy:
12 Fitnessgram Station Cards Set of 8 laminated cards will help teachers efficiently test students using the Fitnessgram test protocolsCan be taped to a wall or propped against a cone to help teachers administer tests when working with larger groups.Cost: $18.00Where to Buy: sgramresources/. The cards include photos and instructions for the following test items • PACER (15- or 20- meter distance) • One-mile run • Walk test • Push-up (90 degrees) • Curl-up • Modified pull-up • Flexed arm hang • Trunk lift • Back-saver sit and reach • Shoulder stretch • Body mass index • Skinfold measurements for percent body fat • Bioelectrical impedance analyzer (BIA) information • Aerobic capacity (V02max)
13 Curl-Up Measuring Strips Durable rubber, nonskid strips for measuring curl-ups3” measuring strip for use with 5-9 year olds4.5" measuring strip for use with students age 10 and upCost: $4.50 per stripWhere to buy: tnessgramresources/
14 Individual Tests for Students • PACER (15- or 20- meter distance) • One-mile run • Walk test • Push-up (90 degrees) • Curl-up • Modified pull-up • Flexed arm hang • Trunk lift• Back-saver sit and reach • Shoulder stretch • Body mass index • Skinfold measurements for percent body fat • Bioelectrical impedance analyzer (BIA) information • Aerobic capacity (V02max)
15 Student Involvement Can have students enter their own scores for tests Students can add their own activities in the Activitygram software
16 Technology Advancements A Fitnessgram app is now available for iPhone and Android smartphone usersfor score input only and you , can enter scores in synchronous or asynchronous mode.Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or laterCost of the app: is $4.99--find it in the app store for your phone.
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