This certification test is for any educator who will administer the 2019 VTPEA to students in grades 4, 7, or 9. This certification test includes the VTPEA components: FitnessGram, Brockport Physical Fitness Test, and Individualized Fitness Assessment (IFA). You will be certified to administer all components of the VTPEA after passing this certification test with a grade of 80% or higher. Once you have competed this certification test, you will be taken to a screen that shows your score, but not your name. As such, please screenshot the page with your score, and email the screenshot to your district administrator as proof of certification test completion.

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 2. Type of School

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* 3. Role

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* 4. The principal mission of FitnessGram is to (2 Points)

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* 5. The VTPEA suite of assessments includes: (2 Points)

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* 6. Which is the best description of FitnessGram? (2 Points)

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* 7. The VTPEA tests assess which components of health-related fitness? (2 Points)

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* 8. If I have a student with special needs, how do I know what part of the assessment suite they should use? (2 Points)

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* 9. What is the best description of the Healthy Fitness Zone? (2 Points)

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* 10. A score that falls in the “Needs Improvement Zone” on the students report generally indicates that a student ______________. (2 Points)

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* 11. Parents may ask you to explain what VTPEA is. Select the most appropriate response. (2 Points)

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* 12. The VTPEA suite has a number of tools to provide access to students of all needs. When considering these tools, in what order should you consider the assessment tools when designing a test for a student with disabilities. (2 Points)

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* 13. If a student has a disability other than those listed in the Brockport Physical Fitness test, which assessment tool should be used? (2 Points)

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* 14. What does the "Rule of Twos” refer to when considering administering the PACER test, and the push-up, curl-up, and modified pull-up tests? (2 Points)

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* 15. Is it advisable to let students practice VTPEA assessments before the day of the test? (2 Points)

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* 16. A teacher’s students do the VTPEA assessments every spring. The teacher reports all of the scores and sends a report home with each student. They also maintain student fitness files so that the school can track students’ fitness from year to year. Is this appropriate or inappropriate use of the VTPEA? (2 Points)

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* 17. At a Vermont high school, the PE teachers are required by the state to administer the VTPEA annually in 9th grade. When all of the assessments have been done, teachers report scores to administrators at their central office. The central office then uses those scores as the sole measure for evaluating the high school’s PE program. Is this appropriate or inappropriate use of the VTPEA? (2 Points)

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* 18. A teacher at a Vermont elementary school requires their students to do the FitnessGram assessments every three months, and then uses those scores to determine class grades. Is this appropriate or inappropriate use of the VTPEA? (2 Points)

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* 19. The FitnessGram standards for aerobic capacity are based on __________ (2 Points)

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* 20. The PACER is recommended for all ages, but it is strongly recommended for students in the primary grades because: (2 Points)

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* 21. What is the objective of the PACER test? (2 Points)

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* 22. What does the PACER test measure and estimate? (2 Points)

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* 23. When does an individual student’s PACER test end? (2 Points)

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* 24. In the PACER test, for a lap to count: (2 Points)

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* 25. With which group might it be a good idea to use the one-mile run as an alternative to the PACER? (2 Points)

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* 26. Students who are 13 years or older who cannot complete the one-mile run in less than 13 minutes should be allowed to do the: (2 Points)

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* 27. Teachers must collect and upload the following data when a student performs the one-mile run test so the FitnessGram software can calculate a score for aerobic capacity. (2 Points)

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* 28. What is the objective of the walk test and who is it intended to be used with? (2 Points)

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* 29. Teachers must collect and upload the following data when a student performs the walk test so the FitnessGram software can calculate a score for aerobic capacity. (2 Points)

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* 30. The following equipment is needed to administer the curl-up test. (2 Points)

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* 31. What should the beginning position of a student’s knees and feet be for the curl-up assessment? (2 Points)

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* 32. The curl-up assessment should be stopped when the __________________. (2 Points)

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* 33. A student with cerebral palsy can access the FitnessGram protocols for abdominal muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.  They need alternate tests for aerobic capacity and upper body strength and endurance. What assessment is best suited for this student? (2 Points)

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* 34. Why is the 90 degree push-up test the recommended assessment for upper-body strength and endurance? (2 Points)

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* 35. What is the objective for the 90 degree push-up assessment? (2 Points)

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* 36. Which of the follow is not considered a form break to watch for when students are doing the 90 degree push-up test? (2 Points)

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* 37. The modified pull-up test assesses upper body muscular strength and endurance. Before using this test educators need to: (2 Points)

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* 38. For a modified pull-up to count the student must: (2 Points)

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* 39. Which of the following is not a form break when a student performs the modified pull-up? (2 Points)

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* 40. The flexed arm hang test requires: (2 Points)

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* 41. The proper hand placement for the flexed arm hang is: (2 Points)

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* 42. The back-saver sit and reach test: (2 Points)

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* 43. When administering the back-saver sit-and-reach test, it’s important to test and record the score on __________. (2 Points)

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* 44. What is the maximum score for the back-saver sit and reach test? (2 Points)

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* 45. The shoulder stretch measures: (2 Points)

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* 46. The shoulder stretch test requires the student to:

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* 47. The Individual Fitness Assessment is for:(2 Points)

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* 48. What local factors impact the VTPEA assessment protocols that a school can use? (2 Points)

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* 49. The FitnessGram student report provides all the following except: (2 Points)

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* 50. FitnessGram Student reports provides parents with: (2 Points)

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* 51. VTPEA data can be used to inform instructional decisions to address student needs in the physical education program. (2 Points)

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* 52. The alternate VTPEA assessment tools (FitnessGram Accommodations, Brockport, and the Individual Fitness Assessment) are reported using: (2 Points)

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* 53. FitnessGram accommodations must be reported using: (2 Points)

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