Calibration in Fitness Testing

Great care is taken so that the proper measurement procedures are used to minimize measurement error, however the accuracy of the measurement tool is often forgotten about.

Equipment may need to be calibrated regularly to ensure consistent (reliable) and accurate results. Sometimes calibrating is as simple as comparing the measurements of a piece of equipment to a standard "known" measure, like a steel ruler or set a standard weights, while other equipment may need complex devices and procedures in order to calibrate, need to be sent back to the manufacturer, or (commonly these days) some equipment may not be able to be calibrated at all.

Information About Calibrating Equipment

Here are some details about calibrating specific fitness testing equipment.

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