Task 6 Question:
Analyse the case studies provided below and complete the table on the following page.
Case Study 1:
Never participated in a formal physical activity program
Resting HR: 85bpm
Case Study 2:
Has not exercised for 18 months
Resting HR: 82bpm
Case Study 3:
Works 10 hours’ daily
Height: 1, 58m
Resting HR: 78bpm
Marks: 21 (7 Marks per case study)
Textbook: Chapter 4, Sections 1, Screening
Screening and Testing:
- Health and Fitness Screening
- Screening Assessment
- Screening Assessment Feedback and Management
When answering this question, it is equally important to know when a medical clearance IS required as much as to know when it is NOT required. Sending a client for unnecessary medical clearance can be costly and time consuming for the client.
It is important to know you absolute and relative contraindications to Physical Activity when answering this question.