Majors in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport are required to participate in physical fitness testing each year.
The test consists of six components:
Students are required to test in all six components and pass three of the six at the 50th percentile.
50th percentile standards
Students who do not pass three of the six tests choose one of the following options:
Work with a personal trainer from the fitness center with progress supervised by a faculty advisor
Audit a prescribed physical activity class if there is space with progress supervised by a faculty advisor. (Students are required to strengthen the area(s) of deficiency and re-test the following semester).
A student WILL NOT be permitted to pre-register for classes if they do not test in all six components. A "HOLD" will be placed on their pre-registration process. Students enrolled in student teaching or practicum are exempt from fitness testing. For more information, please follow the links below.
If you have questions regarding the Fitness Assessment, please email Dr. Bower.
Upcoming Testing Information:
When: February 17th: 11 AM-5 PM or February 18th: 8 AM-3PM; there will be 45-minute time slots to sign-up
Where: USI Recreation, Fitness, and Wellness Center
Who: All Freshmen and Sophomores in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education Teaching, and Sport Management
Please look at your e-mail to find out how to sign-up for your fitness assessment!
Click here for the link to schedule your fitness assessment.