# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117499

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform body composition analysis using a variety of methods, including anthropometric measurements.


Performance should include describing and following the steps for each method of body composition analysis (e.g., skin-fold, circumference, BIA, hydrostatic, BMI).

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the steps in taking body composition using skin-fold calipers?
  • What are the steps in analyzing body composition using circumference?
  • What are the steps in analyzing body composition using BIA?
  • What are the steps in analyzing body composition using hydrostatic weighing test?
  • What are anthropometric measurements? How are anthropometric measurements taken?
  • What is BMI?
  • What is lean body mass?
  • How can body weight be related to fat and lean mass percentages?
  • How can lean mass weight and fat weight be determined for an individual?
  • How can body composition analysis be interpreted for an individual?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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  • 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.