Assessment Resources

Pricing and Packages
Package Descriptions

Preparation
Registration and Policies

Registration

Download and print a Fitness Assessment Registration Packet and bring it to the Department of Campus Recreation Mon. - Fri. between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fitness Online Store

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introducing BOD POD

Campus Recreation will be unveiling the BOD POD in the Student Recreation Center. The BOD POD utilizes air displacement to calculate body fat percentage. The BOD POD is a highly accurate estimating body composition. Please bring spandex, compression shorts, sports bra (no wire), and tight fitting clothing to be tested with. A swim cap will be provided for you.  

Confidentiality

All information regarding your Fitness Assessment will be kept confidential and will remain in our client files for 3 years following the cessation of your participation in the program. All Personal Trainers have signed a statement of confidentiality at the beginning of employment.  

 

Fitness Assessment

 
Fitness Center

Fitness Assessment

A Fitness Assessment includes a series of measurements that help you better understand your current health status and physical fitness levels compared to the set norms for your age and gender. There are an endless number of possible tests and measurements that your trainer may use to determine your baseline fitness level. The specific tests used will depend on your health and fitness goals, the trainer's area of expertise, and the type of exercise regime being planned. All Fitness Assessments will be conducted in the Fitness Suite in the Student Recreation Center.

Pricing and Packages

Students
Faculty / Staff / Member
Level 1 - Exercise Consultation
FREE
$10.00
Level 2 - BOD POD & Consultation
$10.00
$15.00
Level 3 - Full Fitness Assessment
$15.00
$20.00

Package Descriptions

Level 1 - Exercise Consultation: Exercise Consultation appointments can be scheduled Monday through Thursday from 4-7pm and Friday 12-2pm. An Exercise Consultation includes: 1) resting values, 2) height & weight, 3) body circumference measurements, 4) 3-site skin-fold assessment, 5) 3-minute step test, 6) one flexibility measurement, and 7) SMART goal setting. This package is best for those completing assignments for PED classes. An Exercise Consultation will take approximately 30 minutes.

Level 2 - BOD POD Consultation: BOD POD Consultation appointments will be scheduled based on your availability with a trainer. A BOD POD Consultation includes: 1) resting values, 2) height & weight, 3) body circumference measurements, 4) BOD POD assessment, 5) 3-minute step test, 6) one flexibility measurement, and 7) SMART goal setting. This package is best for those wishing to understand a baseline value of his/her current fitness level. An Exercise Consultation will take approximately 45 minutes.

Level 3 - Full Fitness Assessment: Full Fitness Assessments will be scheduled based on your availability with a trainer. A Full Fitness Assessment includes: 1) resting values, 2) height & weight, 3) body circumference measurements, 4) BOD POD assessment, 5) iMett submax treadmill test, 6) appropriate flexibility measurements, 7) muscular strength and endurance test, and 7) SMART goal setting. A Full Fitness Assessment may included a functional movement screen (FMS) depending on the goals of the client. This package is best for those wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of his/her fitness profile. A Full Fitness Assessment will take approximately 1 hour.

Preparation

  • Get an adequate amount of sleep (6 – 8 hrs) the night before your assessment.
  • Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing, including shorts, socks and athletic shoes.
  • A BOD POD assessment will be used to estimate your body composition in Level 2 and Level 3 assessments. In order to take this test accurately you must be wearing proper clothing: 1) Men must wear compression shorts made of polyester and/or Lycra and a swim cap that will be provided. 2) Women must also wear compression shorts and a wire free sports bra. A bathing suit may be worn as well
  • Avoid exercise (including cardio and strength training) within 12 hours of the assessments. Exercise will elevate your blood pressure and resting heart rate - invalidating these measures.
  • Avoid alcohol, eating, drinking, or smoking at least 4 hours before the assessments.
  • Avoid caffeine or any diuretic, unless prescribed by doctor, 4 hours before the assessments.
  • Please inform a member of staff if you are suffering from any acute respiratory infection or related condition.
  • Allow for appropriate time for your assessment.
  • Please use the rest room prior to your appointment.

Registration and Policies

  1. Any valid Student Recreation Center member is eligible to register for a Fitness Assessment.
  2. To sign up with a trainer, you must register and submit payment (if applicable) in the Campus Recreation Suite in the Student Recreation Center between business hours of 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Once you register and payment has been successfully received, a trainer will contact you via e-mail or phone within 2 business days to schedule your Level 2 or Level 3 Fitness Assessment. Level 1 Exercise Consultations will be scheduled upon registration.
  3. There are no penalties if cancellations are made at least 24 hours in advance for a fitness assessment or body composition appointment. You may contact your trainer directly or call 910-962-7443 between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday. Every effort will be made to reschedule a training session according to the mutual availability of the client and trainer. Level 1 Exercise Consultations will need to be rescheduled through the Campus Recreation Suite.
  4. Failure to show up to a scheduled appointment or tardiness of 15 minutes or more will result in forfeiture of that appointment. Assessments that start late will still end at the scheduled time.
  5. All fitness assessment fees must be paid in full prior to being contacted by a trainer. Trainers may not accept any direct or additional payment for their services.
  6. Some clients may require medical clearance from a physician prior to starting an exercise program. You will be notified if medical clearance is needed.

 


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