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Adrienne DiSipio.  Have all Physical Education department employees take a free online course that explains the process for administering the Fitnessgram.

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1 Adrienne DiSipio

2  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 years  Get all schools in district using Fitnessgram/Activitygram

3  It is a fitness assessment and reporting program for youth  First developed in 1982 by The Cooper Institute in response to the need for a comprehensive set of assessment procedures in physical education programs  Purpose : is to provide a variety of health-related physical fitness tests that assess:  aerobic capacity  muscular strength  muscular endurance  flexibility  body composition  Scores from these assessments are compared to Healthy Fitness Zone® standards  determines students' overall physical fitness  suggests areas for improvement when appropriate

4  Web-based; no client installations  Web address is determined by district policy  Versions for wide-scale data collection of states, large metro districts, districts, and schools  Each version has a Configure module to define your program  Set permission levels for teachers and students for features of the program  Use of single sign-on for users  Establish exemption codes for kids not present during testing such as injury, absence, or disability  Can use default federal ethnicity codes or import codes specific to the district  Fitnessgram student and parent reports to save on print and paper costs  Import historical data from Fitnessgram 8 program

5  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 option  Percentage achieving the Healthy Fitness Zone for selected test items or components  Achievement of Standards for one out of zero components, one component? up to the six fitness components  Dynamic message area for teachers created by PE administrators

6  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 activity  periods of activity time each day  types of activity.

7  Fitnessgram & Activitygram Test Administration Manual  20 and 15 meter PACER TEST CD  Calipers  Healthy Fitness Zone ® Wall Chart (boys and girls)  Fitnessgram Station Cards  Curl-Up Measuring Strips

8  A complete guide to implementing assessments, conducting the test protocols, recording the data, and interpreting and sharing the results  Cost: $37.00 per book  Where to buy: m/fitnessgramresources/

9  is the default aerobic capacity test in FITNESSGRAM.  The PACER is a multistage fitness test adapted from the 20-meter shuttle run  Purpose 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 manual  Individual Costs :  15 meter: $15.00  20 meter: $15.00  Where to Buy : tnessgramresources/

10  Used for skinfold tests  Measures persons % body fat   Cost: $15.95 each  Where to Buy : com/fitnessgramresources/

11  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 reference  Provides students with healthy fitness zones for:  Aerobic Capacity  Percent body fat  BMI  Curl-Up  Trunk Lift  Push-Up  Modified Push-Up  Flexed Arm Hang  Back-saver sit and reach  Cost: $9.00 per chart  Where to Buy:

12  Set of 8 laminated cards will help teachers efficiently test students using the Fitnessgram test protocols  Can be taped to a wall or propped against a cone to help teachers administer tests when working with larger groups.  Cost : $18.00  Where to Buy: sgramresources/ 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  Durable rubber, nonskid strips for measuring curl-ups  3” measuring strip for use with 5-9 year olds  4.5" measuring strip for use with students age 10 and up  Cost: $4.50 per strip  Where to buy : tnessgramresources/

14 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  Can have students enter their own scores for tests  Students can add their own activities in the Activitygram software

16  A Fitnessgram app is now available for iPhone and Android smartphone users  for 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 later  Cost of the app : is $4.99--find it in the app store for your phone.

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