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Speed & Power Fitness Tests

Speed and explosive power are important components of success in many sports. Below is a comprehensive list of strength and power fitness tests. For more information about speed and power, or if you are unsure what is the best test to use, see this other page about speed and power fitness testing. There are other tests of the 'anaerobic' system - see also the list of strength and strength endurance tests and anaerobic capacity tests.

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We have over 400 fitness tests listed, so it's not easy to choose the best one to use. You should consider the validity, reliability, costs and ease of use for each test. Use our testing guide to conducting, recording, and interpreting fitness tests. Any questions, please ask or search for your answer.

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