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Date recorded: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
There is much interest in testing youth fitness levels. However, national data in the USA have not been collected in a quarter century. What are the current levels of youth fitness and how do fitness levels relate to academic outcomes? This presentation includes an historical perspective of the decisions driving interest in youth physical fitness testing.
Presenter—2012 Alliance Scholar
Dr. James R. Morrow, Jr., PhD, is Regents Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation at the University of North Texas. Trained as a measurement and evaluation specialist, Morrow has worked tirelessly to provide both practitioners and researchers with assessment instruments that are both reliable and valid.