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Hours of Operation

         Summer 2017
        Monday -Friday
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Contact Information

   1906 College Heights Blvd #11097
   Western Kentucky University
   Bowling Green, KY 42101
   o:(270) 745-6531
   f: (270) 745-6534
   e: health.fitness@wku.edu 

FITNESS ASSESSMENT SERVICES

A medical history form is required and certain individuals will need to get physician’s approval prior to beginning the service.

One Rep Max Testing

A 1 RM measures maximal muscular strength for the purpose of evaluating current strength and effectiveness of a fitness program. The test involves a specific warm-up procedure and progression in order to achieve a true One Rep Max.

Estimated Length: 30 minutes per exercise

Included:

  • Bench Press, Deadlift, & Squat
  • Warm-up specific to individual body weight & experience level
  • Technique coaching
  • Training weight & repetition prescription for power, strength, mass, & endurance
  • 5 Rep Max option available

Cost: Students $10; Faculty/Staff $15; Community $20

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Basic Fitness Assessment

Clients are evaluated in six areas to determine their current level of fitness. Each area is compared to national norms to identify the clients’ strengths and to determine areas that may need a little work.

Estimated Length: 60 Minutescrunch

Included:

  • Evaluation of current fitness level
  • Measurement of the effectiveness of a fitness program
  • Comprehensive fitness report with results
  • Consultation with a qualified fitness professional

Tests Included:

  • Blood Pressurepush up
  • Body Composition
  • Cardiovascular endurance (submax treadmill test)
  • Muscular endurance (push up & partial curl up tests)
  • Muscular strength (grip strength test)
  • Flexibility (sit and reach test)

 Cost: Students $5; Faculty/Staff $10; Community $25

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 Last Modified 1/10/17