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Assessments . Why Assessment. Gain information about people in your program Screen for potential problems (Medical History) Use information for goal setting and comparison with norms Determine ability or health/fitness status. Why Assessment. Provide motivational challenges

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Assessments

Assessments


Why assessment

Why Assessment

  • Gain information about people in your program

  • Screen for potential problems (Medical History)

  • Use information for goal setting and comparison with norms

  • Determine ability or health/fitness status


Why assessment1

Why Assessment

  • Provide motivational challenges

  • Provide relevant and timely feedback

  • Evaluate program effectiveness

  • Basis for future instructional program


Suggested assessments

Suggested Assessments

  • Pre-participation health screening

  • Screening questionnaires

  • Efficacy scales

  • Performance/Ability tests


Screening questionnaires

Screening Questionnaires

  • PAR-Q (Physical Activity Readiness-Questionnaire )

  • Health/Fitness Facility Pre-participation (AHA/ACSM)

  • Medical History and Risk Factor (Best-Martini and Botenhagen-DiGenova)


Efficacy scales

Efficacy Scales

  • Falls

  • Gait


Selected activity tests

Selected Activity Tests

  • Senior Fitness Test (Rikli & Jones, 1999 and 2001)

  • Multidirectional Reach Test

    (Rose, 2003)


Senior fitness test rikli jones

30 Second Chair Stand

lower body strength

Bicep Curl

upper body strength

Chair Sit & Reach

lower body flexibility

Back Scratch

upper body flexibility

8 Ft. Up & Go

dynamic balance, motor ability

2 Minute Step

aerobic endurance

Senior Fitness Test (Rikli & Jones)


Senior fitness test items

30 SECOND

CHAIR STAND

(Number of stands)

LOWER BODY

STRENGTH

Sit in chair, arms remain across chest, stand up. Count complete “ups’ in 30 seconds

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test ResultsCHAIR STAND (number of stands)Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Women12-17 11-16 10-15 10-15 9-14 8-13 4-11Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men 14-19 12-18 12-17 11-17 10-15 8-14 7-12


Senior fitness test items1

ARM CURL

5# (women) & 8# (men)

(number of repetitions)

UPPER BODY

STRENGTH

Holding weight with arm down at side bring it up with elbow rotation.

Testers hand limits range.

Return arm to beginning position with control.

Count “ups” in 30 seconds.

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test ResultsARM CURL (number of repetitions)Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Women 13-19 13-18 12-17 11-17 10-16 10-15 8-13Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men 16-22 15-21 14-21 13-19 13-19 11-17 10-14


Senior fitness test items2

CHAIR SIT & REACH

(inches)

Not for those with Osteoporosis

Don’t bounce

Don’t stretch to point of pain

LOWER BODY

FLEXIBILITY

One leg straight, other foot flat on floor. Reach forward with one hand on top of the other. Try to touch toes, holding reach for 2 seconds. Knee remains straight.

+ ve score is past toes

0 = touching toes

-- ve score is short of toes

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test ResultsCHAIR SIT AND REACH (inches)Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Women-.5/5-.5/4.5-1/4-1.5/3.5-2/3-2.5/2.5-4.5/1Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men-2.5/4 –3/3 -3.5/2.5 -4/2 -5.5/1.5 -5.5/.5 -6.5/.5


Senior fitness test items3

BACK SCRATCH

(inches)

UPPER BODY

FLEXIBILITY

With back straight, try to touch two middle fingers behind your back. Measure distance between two middle fingers

+ ve score is overlap

0 = touching

-- ve short of touching

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test ResultsBACK SCRATCH (inches)Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Women-3/1.5 -3.5/1.5 -4/1 -5/.5 -5/0 -7/-1 -8/-1Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men -2.5/4-3/3-3.5/2.5-4/2-5.5/1.5-5.5/.5-6.5/.5


Senior fitness test items4

8-FOOT UP-&-GO

(Seconds)

DYNAMIC BALANCE, MOTOR ABILITY

On ‘”go” push off from chair, walk as quickly as possible around a cone 8 feet away and return to sit down again

Time yourself

to the nearest

1/10th of a second

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test Results8-ft UP & GO (seconds)Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Women6-4.46.4-4.87.1-4.97.4-5.28.7-5.79.6-6.211.5-7.3 Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men5.6-3.85.7-4.36.0-4.27.2-4.67.6-5.28.9-5.310-6.2


8 ft up go prediction

8 Ft. Up & Go Prediction

8.5 seconds to complete the test predicted 82% of fallers in a community program


Senior fitness test items5

2 minute step

(number of steps)

AEROBIC

ENDURANCE

(heart and lung capacity)

On “go” begin stepping in place, as many times as you can in 2 minutes.

Raising your knees up to a height that is midway between your kneecap and hip bone.

Senior Fitness Test Items


Assessments

Scoring Your Test Results2 MINUTE STEP (no. of steps) Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94Women 75-10773-10768-10168-10060-9155-8544-72Age 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-79 80-84 85-89 90-94 Men 87-11586-11680-11073-10971-10359-9152-86


Multidirectional reach test

Multidirectional Reach Test

  • See how far you can reach in the forward, backward and sideways direction

  • Ruler on the wall at shoulder height

  • One practice, 3 trials

  • Arm raised, feet shoulder width apart


Multidirectional reach test scoring

Multidirectional Reach Test Scoring

Average Above Average

  • Forward 8.9” 12.2”+

  • Backward 4.6” 7.6”

  • Right 6.2” 9.4”

  • Left 6.6” 9.4

    Less than 10” on forward lean associated

    with fall risk.


Use assessments for the betterment of your program

USE ASSESSMENTSFOR THE BETTERMENTOF YOUR PROGRAM!


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