Frequently Asked Questions

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Can we use FITSTATS to assess both our PE student and athletic teams ?
Yes. With FITSTATS, you can define your own assessment protocols and use the same software to assess PE outcomes and performance indicators related to each of your athletic teams.
Can we use FITSTATS to assess physical literacy?
Yes. FITSTATS is designed to manage a broad variety of assessments: physical literacy (fundamental movement skills, behavior and cognitive skills), health-related fitness, health survey, wellbeing, sport-related skills, etc.
We are conducting a research project. Can we export data anonymously in a format directly exportable to SPSS software?
Yes. Data can be extracted at anytime in a SPSS-compatible format.
We have developed our own tests and standards. Can we use them with FITSTATS?
Yes. FITSTATS gives you the freedom to add an unlimited number of assessment tools and use any healthy zones/standards that are suitable to the population you are working with.
What survey or questionnaire can be used with FITSTATS?
With FITSTATS you can use the SPAN, Youth Risk Behavior (YRBS), PAQ-C/PAQ-A, Teen Health surveys. You can also add and use your own tools, such as a nutrition knowledge survey and mood states questionnaire
What type of reports are included in FITSTATS?
With FITSTATS you can produce student, classroom, school, district or state-wide individual profile reports, statistics and charts for any assessment. Reports and charts are entirely customizable and can be used to illustrate results, report progress, measure success and promote wellness to students and parent.
Can I monitor my student physical activity outside the school?
Yes. Students can self-report their activity using their mobile device at anytime. With FITSTATS, you can track minutes of activity, perceive exertion, energy expenditure and exercise enjoyment.
What method FITSTATS uses to quantify physical activity?
FITSTATS tracks minutes of activity, steps per day and quantify physical activity with the session-RPE method, a popular, simple and valid means of estimating exercise load across a wide range of activity. Please visit our Research menu for more details.
Can we email reports to students?
Yes. Individual reports can be printed or send by email.
What type of reports are included in FITSTATS?
With FITSTATS you can produce student, classroom, school, district or state-wide individual profile reports, statistics and charts for any assessment. Reports and charts are entirely customizable and can be used to illustrate results, report progress, measure success and promote wellness to students and parent.
Can I administer FITNESSGRAM(r) tests and produce PACER and BMI reports with FITSTATS?
Yes, absolutely. FITSTATS, can accommodate any FITNESSGRAMĀ® test, calculate healthy zones using criterion-referenced standards.

With FITSTATS, you can generate health related fitness reports and awards that engage students and help families. In addition, FITSTATS, gives you the unique freedom to enrich your assessments with the tests of your choice and customize healthy zones, standards, questionnaires and activity logs to better match your needs and preferences. (*FITNESSGRAM is a registered trademark of The Cooper Institute, Dallas, Texas. There is no affiliation, connection or association between FITSTATS and The Cooper Institute. )

Is FITSTATS compatible with the Presidential Challenge
Yes, entirely. FITSTATS allows you to administer all Presidential Challenge assessments, calculate scores, generate reports, awards but gives you the freedom to enrich the Presidential Challenge assessment program with your own tests and standards.