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Fitness Assessment: Vitals

Vital measurements are basic phisiological measurements taken prior to physical activity to assess the most basic body functions.

 


 

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                Height                                 Weight

 


 

Resting Heart Rate
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Resting heart rate is an important measurement that helps determine cardiovascular efficientcy and also works well as an indecator of fitness improvements.   

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Resting blood pressure is an important assessment prior to exercise that can help determine high or low blood pressure that can be indications that a physician's approval is needed before starting an exercise program. 

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