State Physical Fitness of Students on Decline

By Dr. Cheryl McElhany • December 29th, 2011

California tests the physical fitness of students in grades 5, 7, and 9. The latest Physical Fitness Test results show only 31% of our state’s students reaching healthy levels. The 2011 Physical Fitness Test was administered to 1.34 million students. There are three categories of fitness: The Healthy Fitness Zone (HFZ), Needs Improvement, and Needs Improvement-High Risk. Standards in aerobic capacity and body composition fitness… Read More >>

 

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