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California Physical Fitness Testing

California Physical Fitness Testing

Author: Jalen Bourbon

Standard: P.E. Grade 9- 2.2 Participate in enjoyable and challenging physical activities that develop and maintain the five components of physical fitness.

Objective: Students will be able to obtain the knowledge and skills in order to participate and excel in the California Physical Fitness Testing.

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Watch the following videos to get a better idea of what we will be testing for during the California Physical Fitness Testing. In the videos you will be able to view the tests we will be conducting, and how each movement will be performed. Below the videos is the Score Chart. You may click on this link to view the scores needed in order to be considered in a healthy zone.

After going over the information, complete the three-question quiz on the right side of the page.

Once finished, complete the Exit Ticket on the bottom of the page.

Abdominal Strength and Endurance

Curl Up Test

Trunk Extensor Strength and Flexibility

Trunk Lift

Upper Body Strength and Endurance

Push Up Test


Shoulder Stretch

Body Composition

Body Mass Index

Aerobic Capacity


Big Idea:

There are six physical fitness components tested. We test: abdominal strength and endurance, trunk extensor strength and flexibility, upper body strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition, and aerobic capacity. We are testing to evaluate if our students are in a healthy zone, and to set goals in order to improve our health.

Big Question: