Fitness Assessments

Students in the Exercise Science and Lifestyle Management graduate program are leading fitness assessments in the winter 2023 semester. Discover your resting metabolic rate, determine your body composition through a session in the Bod Pod, or measure your current fitness level to guide your training or track your progress. 

Fitness assessments are being offered on January 20, March 10 and April 14, 2023. Testing will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pre-screening forms sent after booking. All clients will receive a report with their results.  

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Register: Fitness Assessments 2023

Aerobic Fitness Testing - $20 - Approximately 45 minutes

Use a stationary bike, a treadmill or a step to estimate your aerobic fitness. Useful to assess health related fitness, guide exercise and to track progress.

Submaximal Metabolic (VO2) Exercise Test - $75 -  Approximately 60 minutes

Exercise at a vigorous level using a stationary bike or a treadmill while having your oxygen consumption measured during the test. Beneficial for guiding training intensity and tracking progress of exercise training.

Maximal Metabolic (VO2) Exercise Test - $75 - Approximately 60 minutes

Push yourself to maximum exertion using a stationary bike or a treadmill while having your oxygen consumption measured during the test. Beneficial for athletes or anyone seeking an accurate direct measurement of their aerobic fitness.

Add on Blood Lactate - $50 - Add on to SubMax or Max Metabolic Tests

Measure your lactate concentration using a lancet to prick your finger and a handheld analyzer. Determine appropriate training levels and track improvement.

Resting Metabolic Rate (Resting VO2) - $80 - Approximately 45 minutes

Discover your resting metabolic rate by laying still and breathing into a mouthpiece connected to a metabolic cart. Useful for determining calorie expenditure.

Wingate Test (30-Second Anaerobic Power Test) - $25 - Approximately 20 minutes

Measure your power output during a 30-second maximal effort test performed on a Monark cycle ergometer (stationary bike). Beneficial for athletes requiring explosive power in their sport (e.g. jumping, sprinting, etc.).

BodPod - Add-On $15 | Stand-Alone $20 - Approximately 10 minutes

Determine your body composition (fat and fat-free mass). A full test requires about 10 minutes, and provides highly accurate, safe, comfortable, and fast test results.

Comprehensive Fitness Assessment -  No Metabolic Cart $120 | With Metabolic Cart $150 - Approximately 75 minutes

A package of tests used to assess: aerobic fitness (predicted based on exercise heart rate), strength, flexibility and body composition. This package includes either a bike or treadmill test, grip strength, sit and reach (flexibility), BodPod, height, weight, and blood pressure. Beneficial to set a base line or check your progress.