What does The Fitnessgram Pacer Test mean?

A multistage aerobic capacity test that gets more difficult as it continues. In the test, people will run 20 meters when a chime sounds, and then turn around and run back when another chime sounds. The time between chimes decreases as the test continues.


Other definitions of The Fitnessgram Pacer Test:

  • The FitnessGram™ Pacer Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The 20 meter pacer test will begin in 30 seconds. Line up at the start. The running speed starts slowly, but gets faster each minute after you hear this signal. [beep] A single lap should be completed each time you hear this sound. [ding] Remember to run in a straight line, and run as long as possible. The second time you fail to complete a lap before the sound, your test is over. The test will begin on the word start. On your mark, get ready, start.
  • A running back-and-forth test given to school children to see who can run the longest. Miserable for most, the exam begins with an audio recording that is joked about as triggering PTSD.

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The Fitnessgram Pacer Test:

  • Oh no. I might skip gym today, because they're doing the Fitnessgram Pacer Test.

  • I wonder if adults will look back at the abuse we put middle schoolers through with The Fitnessgram Pacer Test in a more negative light.

  • The fitnessgram™ pacer test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. the 20 meter pacer test will begin in 30 seconds. line up at the start. the running speed starts slowly, but gets faster each minute after you hear this signal. beep a single lap should be completed each time you hear this sound. ding remember to run in a straight line, and run as long as possible. the second time you fail to complete a lap before the sound, your test is over. the test will begin on the word start. on your mark, get ready, start.


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FitnessGram 20-Meter PACER Test OFFICIAL AUDIO (Part 1) | YouTube

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  • The audio that is played during the Fitnessgram Pacer Test, which is played through gym speakers at schools when children are forced to take this test.

    There's a calm music track playing behind the spoken dialogue, but you won't be able to hear anything through the gasps and coughs.

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