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Discover the importance of fitness testing in later years
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
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Identifying the recommended senior fitness standards
As is typical in the process of establishing criterion-based standards, a combination of processes—subjective reasoning, data-based statistics, and literature review—was involved in arriving at the recommended fitness standards (cut-point scores) for the SFT test items that would be associated with the ability (or projected ability) to function independently in later years.
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Create guidelines for senior group testing
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
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Educating and motivating Senior Fitness Test participants
After administering the SFT to your clients or program participants, we suggest that you meet with them, either individually or as a group, to give them their feedback.
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Improving strength in seniors
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person’s own body weight and gravity. A
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For use in conjunction with Senior Fitness Test Manual, Second Edition, and its bound-in DVD, the Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription is a web-based application that offers a user-friendly means of recording and reporting participants’’ test results from the Senior Fitness Test.

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