The fitness test is comprehensive in that it evaluates all essential components of physical fitness. The physical testing requires about 45 minutes to complete, though you should allow an additional 15 minutes to include paperwork. Most of the testing is submaximal and non-strenuous; however, its possible you will sweat with the VO2 Max test. The test involves the following items and procedures, click on each one to learn more about it.

 

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    BOD POD

    The BOD POD is an Air Displacement Plethysmograph (ADP) that uses whole body densitometry to determine body composition (fat vs. lean).

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    RMR

    The Resting Metabolic Rate test (RMR) determines the amount of energy (calories) your body is using at rest.

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    VO2 Max

    VO2 max, or maximal oxygen uptake, is one factor that can determine an athlete's capacity to perform sustained exercise and is linked to aerobic endurance.