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  Physical Education - Physical Fitness Testing                              
 

Students in 3rd-5th grade participate in physical fitness testing twice a year at LMES. Students perform 4 fitness tests in the Fall and 5 fitness tests in the Spring. Spring scores are used to determine physical fitness awards for 4th and 5th graders.

Students are tested for the following fitness components:

  • Cardiovascular Endurance-1 mile walk/jog
  • Muscular Endurance-1 minute of sit-ups/curl ups
  • Muscular Strength-flexed arm hang and/or pull ups
  • Flexibility-sit and reach box
  • Agility-shuttle run (Spring only)

Presidential and National Award Standards:

http://www.presidentschallenge.org/educators/program_details/physical_fitness_test.aspx

 

 

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