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Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual: A Health-Related Assessment for Youngsters With Disabilities, Second Edition: Enhanced Edition

The best resource available for testing students with disabilities now an enhanced e-book edition!

Compatible with your iPad, Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual, Second Edition: Enhanced Edition includes a pass code to the accompanying web resource that includes reproducible forms and tables that help teachers administer the tests. Included within the enhanced edition are video clips that demonstrate assessment protocol for 26 of the 27 tests.


Here is the full list of tests:

40-meter push/walk

Back-saver sit-and-reach

Bench press

Body mass index


Dominant-grip strength

Dumbbell press

Extended-arm hang

Flexed-arm hang

Isometric push-up

Modified Apley test

Modified curl-up

Modified pull-up

Modified Thomas test

One-mile run/walk

PACER (20-meter and 15-meter)



Reverse curl

Seated push-up

Shoulder stretch


Target aerobic movement test (TAMT)

Target stretch test (TST)

Trunk lift

Wheelchair ramp test


With the enhanced edition of Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual, Second Edition, you’ll have everything right at your fingertips! Everything from the book and e-book is included in the enhanced version along with the online resources. Each video accompanies the text for easy navigation.




Use of the Term Healthy Fitness Zone


How to Use the Web Resource


Chapter 1. Introduction to the Brockport Physical Fitness Test

Chapter 2. The Conceptual Framework

Chapter 3. Using the Brockport Physical Fitness Test

Chapter 4. Profiles, Test Selection Guides, Standards, and Fitness Zones

Chapter 5. Test Administration and Test Items

Chapter 6. Testing Youngsters With Severe Disabilities


Appendix A Body Mass Index (BMI) Chart

Appendix B Purchasing and Constructing Unique Testing Supplies

Appendix C Fitnessgram Body Composition Conversion Chart

Appendix D PACER Conversion Chart

Appendix E Data Forms

Appendix F Frequently Asked Questions

Appendix G Teacher and Parent Overview



References and Resources



About the Authors


About the Authors


Joseph P. Winnick, EdD, is a distinguished service professor of physical education and sport at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. He received master’s and doctoral degrees from Temple University. Dr. Winnick developed and implemented America’s first master’s degree professional preparation program in adapted physical education at Brockport in 1968 and since that time has secured funds from the U.S. Department of Education to support the program. He continues to be involved in research related to the physical fitness of persons with disabilities. Dr. Winnick has received the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award and the Hollis Fait Scholarly Contribution Award and is a three-time recipient of the Amazing Person Award from the New York Association for SHAPE America ─ formerly known as the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). He has also received a Career Achievement Award from the College at Brockport and is a fellow in the Research Consortium of AAHPERD.

Francis X. Short, PED, is professor and dean of the School of Health and Human Performance at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. Dr. Short has been involved with adapted physical education programs for over 40 years. He has coauthored numerous journal articles related to physical fitness and youngsters with disabilities. He also has authored and coauthored books and chapters related to adapted physical education. Dr. Short has served as project coordinator for three federally funded research projects pertaining to physical fitness and youngsters with disabilities and is a recipient of the G. Lawrence Rarick Research Award. He is a member of SHAPE America — formerly known as the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)—and the National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities.

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