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FITNESSGRAM: Healthy Fitness Zone Charts


Standards established by The Cooper Institute that represent levels of fitness that offer some degree of protection against diseases that can result from sedentary living. These standards are organized by gender and age.

FITNESSGRAM® Healthy Fitness Zone Performance Standard Charts External link opens in new window or tab.
These FITNESSGRAM® Performance Standards Charts provide performance standards that divides the needs improvement (NI) standard into two parts: NI and NI–Health Risk for the Aerobic Capacity and Body Composition fitness areas. NI–Health Risk will be used instead of NI–High Risk. The Body Composition fitness area also has a new Very Lean fitness performance standard. Standards are organized by gender and age.

2011 – 13 HFZ Charts (PDF)
Standards used for the 2011–13 school years. Standards are organized by gender and age.

2006 – 10 HFZ Charts (PDF)
Standards used for the 2006–10 school years. Standards are organized by gender and age.

1995 – 2005 HFZ Charts (PDF)
Standards used for the 1999–2005 school years. Standards are organized by gender and age.

Documentation of Changes to HFZ (DOC; Updated: Oct-2013)
Documentation of changes to HFZ standards used from 1999 to 2014.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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