How can fitness be measured?

In this lesson, we will learn how to measure fitness and experiment with measuring levels of fitness for different components. We will learn how to use protocols and how to interpret data that is produced. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with the trusted adult nearby. Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring that children follow the correct safety advice provided at the start of this lesson and the instructions the teacher gives during the lesson. Parents and carers are responsible for supervising activities where required and for seeking medical advice in advance if your child has a medical condition that may prevent them taking part in physical activity. the teacher gives during the lesson. Parents and carers are responsible for supervising activities where required and for seeking medical advice in advance if your child has a medical condition that may prevent them taking part in physical activity.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What component of fitness is used when doing press-ups?

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Q2.True or false? When testing your fitness you should try as hard as you can.

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Q3.What are advantages of testing your fitness? Select 2 answers.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What component of fitness is used when doing press-ups?

1/3

Q2.True or false? When testing your fitness you should try as hard as you can.

2/3

Q3.What are advantages of testing your fitness? Select 2 answers.

Select two (2) boxes

3/3

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How can fitness be measured?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is a way of plotting your fitness?

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Q2.What component of fitness does the 1-minute sit-up test measure.

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Q3.Which test can you use to measure power?

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Q4.What are the two categories of the components of fitness? Select two.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.How many components of fitness are there?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How can fitness be measured?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is a way of plotting your fitness?

1/5

Q2.What component of fitness does the 1-minute sit-up test measure.

2/5

Q3.Which test can you use to measure power?

3/5

Q4.What are the two categories of the components of fitness? Select two.

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.How many components of fitness are there?

5/5

Lesson summary: How can fitness be measured?

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