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Fitness Assessments

Fitness Assessment

Fitness assessments are valuable tools when evaluating and designing your personalized exercise program. It is designed to evaluate your health and fitness, including your current fitness level and health risk for disease. 

Your personal trainer will use your results to design a personalized exercise program just for you.  A variety of health and fitness categories will be assessed including:

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Muscular Strength and Endurance Evaluation
  • Aerobic capacity
  • Height and weight
  • Body composition and girth measurements
  • Flexibility Assessment (sit and reach)
  • Informed Consent Statement

Price: Students $22.00, Faculty and Staff $24.00

Body Composition

Body composition analysis breaks down the percentage of body weight by estimating both adipose weight and lean weight. This information is useful in determining certain health risk factors. Testing will be performed using a Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) method.

Price: Students $9.00, Faculty and Staff $11.00

  • Come well hydrated i.e. 3 days of consistent hydration (64 - 128 oz)
  • Do not workout prior to test
  • No caffeine prior to test


If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a RS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


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We believe that all people, regardless of their differences, should treat each other with mutual respect and dignity. Diversity and individual rights will be honored and respected.