Campus Recreation

Fitness Assessments

fitness assessment

Fitness Assessments are offered at Fike utilizing a qualified Fitness Staff member. A Fitness Assessment will determine current fitness level, as well as any areas that may need improvement. The assessment will include general tests of:

  • muscular strength and endurance
  • cardiovascular condition
  • flexibility
  • body composition

Fitness Assessment Fees

  • $5 for freshmen
  • $10 for students
  • $15 for Fike members

Payments are to be made before the assessment at the Welcome Center on the first floor of Fike Recreation Center.

How to Schedule an Appointment

Please fill out the Fitness Assessment Request Form.  We will respond to your request with an appointment time within 48 hours.

Important Information

Please arrive on time, and meet at the Fike Welcome Center.

In order to ensure that the results of your fitness assessment are as accurate as possible, please review the following guidelines.

  1. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing (jogging attire, training shoes, etc.).
  2. Drink plenty of water the 24 hours prior to your assessment to ensure normal hydration. 
  3. Avoid food, alcohol, tobacco, and coffee for at least 3 hours before your assessment.
  4. Avoid exercising on the same day as your assessment.  Exercise will elevate your blood pressure and resting heart rate - invalidating these measures.
  5. Try to get a good night's sleep the night before your assessment.
  6. Please inform a staff member if you are suffering from any acute respiratory infection or related condition.
  7. If you have been given a medical questionnaire and/or fitness assessment consent form, please have them completed when you arrive.

Your fitness assessment will consist of measurements of your health and fitness including your weight, cardiovascular condition (resting and exercise heart rate and performance), body composition, musculoskeletal condition, blood pressure, and body size (circumferences).  The objective of your first assessment is to give you a baseline from which to measure your performance.  Subsequent assessments will provide milestones to help you evaluate your progress.

Upon completion of your assessment, you will receive a printout of your results, as well as a free gift.

 

If you have any questions regarding this service, please call the Fitness and Wellness Office at 864-656-7617 or email cufitness@clemson.edu. 

*Fees are non-refundable. All payment must be completed before services are rendered.