The Presidential Youth Fitness Program: A New Chapter in Youth Fitness Assessment

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SKU:
827008330393
Author:
Russel R. Pate, Gregory J. Welk
Published:
2014
Length:
57 minutes
The Presidential Youth Fitness Program: A New Chapter in Youth Fitness Assessmentpresents an overview of the evolution of fitness testing in youth and a description of theprogram composition. The DVD looks at the history of youth fitness testing in the U.S. from1958, when the emphasis was on motor-skill ability, through the 1980s, when the focusswitched to health-related physical fitness. The DVD also discusses a 2012 Institute ofMedicine report that outlines recommendations for physical fitness test items associatedwith health outcomes in kids. In addition, the DVD reviews the use of Fitnessgram as thenational test battery for the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, as well
  • Surveillance of physical fitness in U.S. youth
  • Conceptual framework
  • Recommendation
  • Presidential youth fitness program: a new chapter in youth fitness assessment
  • Program components: assessment
  • Program component: professional development & education
  • Program component: recognition system
  • Program evaluation