It is important to record all relevant information when conducting fitness testing. A well-designed fitness testing scoring sheet makes sure that all relevant information is recorded, and all the details of the fitness test are recorded consistently and hopefully error free.
Contents of a Fitness Test Recording Sheet
In addition to the fitness test results, the following information should also be recorded with every testing session:
- Date and time of testing
- Personal details (name, age, contact details).
- Current state of the athlete (fitness level, any injuries, health status, fatigue level, sleep)
- Activity details (sport involved in, event)
- Record basic subject information, such as name, age, height, body weight, gender.
- Basic physiological data (weight, resting heart rate)
- Current training phase (e.g. speed, speed endurance, strength, technique)
- Current training load (the number of miles, the number of sets and repetitions, the number of attempts)
- Current training intensity (kilograms, percentage of maximum, percentage of VO2)
- Environmental and surface conditions (wet, slippery, wind, temperature, humidity, indoors?) - Measuring Environmental Conditions
- Names and qualifications of assessors
Example Fitness Testing Recording Sheet
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Download your free copy of the Topend Sports' Fitness Testing Guide — a guide for you to plan, conduct, analyze and interpret fitness testing of athletes.
- Preparation for Fitness Testing — information sheet for athletes
- Guidelines for Physically Preparing for Testing
- Warm ups for fitness testing
- Measuring Environmental Conditions when conducting fitness testing.
- Example fitness test protocols
- Guide to Conducting Fitness Tests