Appropriate Uses of Fitness Measurements:
In this position statement, NASPE details what appropriate standards are to assess children
Childhood Obesity Program Evaluation Toolkit (2008)
Shelly Summar, MSEd, R.D., L.D., Meredith L. Dreyer, Ph.D., Sarah Hampl, MD
How do you know if a child obesity program is improving children’s health? This guide can help by summarizing established outcomes evaluation tools for childhood obesity prevention and treatment programs. Descriptions, pros and cons, settings, and websites are provided for nutrition, physical activity, psychosocial and clinical measures.
BMI Guidelines for Children:
This resource from the CDC defines BMI and provides information about children and teens and their BMIs.
Physical activity standards:
This resource from the CDC details how much physical activity children need each day.
The Presidential Fitness Challenge:
Information about the Presidential Physical Fitness test that is administered in many schools.