# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117435

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform a fitness assessment.


Performance should include an explanation of the purpose and components of a fitness assessment. Components of a fitness assessment should include, but not be limited to

  • height and weight
  • body mass index (BMI)
  • body composition
  • vital signs
  • aerobic capacity
  • flexibility
  • muscular strength and endurance.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What steps should precede a fitness assessment in order to prevent injury and avoid exacerbation of illness or condition? (e.g., taking medical history, getting doctor's permission)
  • What is the purpose of a fitness assessment?
  • What are the components of a fitness assessment?
  • What are the normative values for anthropometrics and vital signs?
  • What is aerobic capacity? How is it interpreted?
  • How can the results of a fitness assessment influence be used?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events (High School)

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Sports Medicine


NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Appendix E

  • Review fitness assessment considerations.
  • Review concepts for program design.
  • Describe hydration concepts.
  • Identify fitness technologies and trends.
  • Describe behavior change strategies for client results.
  • Describe exam taking best practices and preparation.

Chapter 6 Fitness Assessment

  • Explain the components of and rationale for an integrated fitness assessment.
  • Understand how to administer a health history questionnaire and then from that be able to stratify a client’s overall risk for fitness assessment.
  • Understand the importance of posture, how it relates to movement observation, and how to assess it.
  • Understand how to perform a comprehensive health-related fitness assessment, obtain subjective and objective information about clients, and how to use the information collected to help design an exercise program.