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Prince George's County Sports and Learning Complex
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Fitness Assessments


A key step when beginning an exercise program is determining your fitness level. Our trained fitness staff can assist you by administering a fitness assessment. During the assessment aerobic capacity, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition will be measured. Results will enable staff to formulate an effective, personal fitness program for customers. 


We offer Deluxe, Basic and Senior Assessments. The Deluxe Assessment includes a computerized Health Risk Appraisal, which will evaluate your current lifestyle and offer suggestions for improvement. The Senior Assessment contains specialized criteria to test the fitness level of those ages 60-94. The components of each assessment are listed below:

Deluxe Assessment: $25

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Resting Blood Pressure
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Skin Fold Body Composition
  • Circumference Measurement
  • Muscular Strength
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Flexibility Measurement
  • Cycle Ergometer Test
  • Health Risk Appraisal

Basic Assessment: $15

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Resting Blood Pressure
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Computerized Body Composition
  • Muscular Strength
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Flexibility Measurement
  • 3-Minute Step Test

Senior Assessment: $15

  • Chair Stand Test
  • Arm Curl Test
  • 2-minute Step Test
  • Chair Sit-and-Reach Test
  • Back Scratch Test
  • 8-foot Up and Go Test
  • Body Composition
All assessments are conducted by appointment only. Call staff at 301-583-2560 for an appointment.