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Physical Fitness Test (PFT)

The Physical Fitness Test (PFT) is a comprehensive, health-related physical fitness battery of tests for students in California. The main goal of the test is to help students in starting life-long habits of regular physical activity. Students in grades: five, seven and nine take the fitness test. 

The test consists of five fitness areas:

  • Aerobic Capacity 
  • Abdominal Strength and Endurance
  • Upper Body Strength and Endurance
  • Trunk Extensor Strength and Flexibility
  • Flexibility

The PFT is administer during one of these months: February, March, April or May

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