FITNESSGRAM®: Cooper Institute
Background information on FITNESSGRAM® which was developed in 1982 by The Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas. Technical information on the fitness assessments and standards is available in a Reference Guide.
San Joaquin County Office of Education
This site allows access to prior years' PFT results in summary format for the state, districts, and schools. Please note access to this site requires login and password.
FITNESSGRAM®: Human Kinetics
Includes a variety of products in support of the Physical Fitness Test, including the FITNESSGRAM® Test administration manual and materials needed to administer the tests.
Materials offered on this Web page included training modules to assist PFT coordinators with the submission and correction of PFT data and video clips of the FITNESSGRAM tests using California's testing protocol (i.e., employee of the district administering and scoring the tests.)
Presidential Youth Fitness Program
President's Challenge Youth Fitness Test now to assess health using the FITNESSGRAM®. Resources include a 90-second educational vignette that provides an explanation of aerobic capacity and how the FITNESSGRAM measures aerobic capacity.
YouTube videos by The Cooper Institute
What is Body Composition?
This short video explains body composition in non-scientific terms that can be used by teachers, students, and parents.
What is Aerobic Capacity?
This short video explains aerobic capacity in non-scientific terms that can be used by teachers, students, and parents.