Measuring and evaluating human exercise performance poses unique problems for exercise science professionals. It is often difficult to define, much less measure, the talents, traits, skills, abilities, and characteristics commonly desired for improving health, fitness, or athletic performance. Even though some uncertainty exists in measuring and evaluating any human performance, there are sound procedures and techniques that provide valuable tools for any exercise science professional.
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Contents: Assessing Human Performance; Examining Group Performances; Describing Human Performance; Standardised Scores; Averaging T-scores; Properties of Normal Distributions; Relationships Among Performance Scores; The Reliability of Human Performance Tests; The Objectivity and Validity of Human Performance Tests; Youth Fitness Testing; Aerobic Exercise Programming for Youth; Constructing and Evaluating Written Tests; Evaluating Adult Fitness; Body Composition and Weight Control.
John L Walker