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Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

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Physical Fitness Assessments and Norms for Adults and Law Enforcement

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Physical Fitness Assessments are an important step when developing an exercise program for a group or an individual.

This book contains detailed procedures for administering a variety of tests in the areas of cardiorespiratory fitness, strength, flexibility, body composition, and other areas. Age-gender norms for each test are provided, as well single norms (non-age and non-gender). Additionally, the book contains a wealth of information regarding the issue of physical fitness standards in law enforcement.

Recent updates include:

  • Additional information on First Responders' fitness levels
  • Additional information on the Americans with Disability Act (ADA)
  • Updated Cardiorespiratory normative data
  • New Curl-Up Test with additional normative data
  • Verbal scripts
  • Body Composition normative data updated
This item is non-refundable.

This manual provides physical assessment protocols and norms for the following tests:

  • Cardiorespiratory Fitness Testing
  • Absolute Strength Testing
  • Muscular Endurance Testing
  • Flexibility Testing
  • Anaerobic Power Testing
  • Body Composition Testing

The fitness testing battery for law enforcement that is recommended by the Cooper Institute is covered, as well as many common questions and answers regarding fitness testing and standards in law enforcement.

The Cooper Institute's "Common Questions Regarding Physical Fitness Tests, Standards, and Programs for Public Safety" is included as well.

This item is non-refundable.
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