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Blood Pressure for Adults 18 Years or Older

Systolic BP (mm/hg)

Category

Diastolic BP (mm/hg)

<120

Normal

<80

120-139

Prehypertension

80-89

140-159

Stage one hypertension

90-99

>160

Stage two hypertension

>100

As recommended by the National Strength & Conditioning Association

For individuals not taking anti-hypertensive medication and not acutely ill.

When systolic and diastolic pressures fall into different categories, use the higher category for classification.

Norms for Resting Heart Rate (beats / min)

 

Age

 

18-25

26-35

36-45

46-55

56-65

>65

 

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Excellent

40-54

42-57

36-53

39-57

37-55

40-58

35-56

43-58

42-56

42-59

40-55

49-59

Good

57-59

59-63

55-59

60-62

58-60

61-63

58-61

61-64

59-61

61-64

57-61

60-64

Above average

61-65

64-67

61-63

64-66

62-64

65-67

63-65

65-69

63-65

65-68

62-65

66-68

Average

66-69

68-71

65-67

68-70

66-69

69-71

66-70

70-72

68-71

69-72

66-69

70-72

Below average

70-72

72-76

69-71

72-74

70-72

72-75

72-74

73-76

72-75

73-77

70-73

73-76

Poor

74-78

77-81

74-78

77-81

75-80

77-81

77-81

77-82

76-80

79-81

74-79

79-83

As recommended by the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Adopted by Golding 2000 (14)

Calculate BMI by dividing weight in pounds by height in inches squared and multiplying by a conversion factor of 703 as follows: [Weight in pounds ÷ (height in inches)2] x 703

Body Mass Index (BMI) Classification

BMI

Classification

Below 18.5

Underweight

18.5 to 24.9

Normal or healthy

25.0 to 29.9

Overweight

30 or higher

Obese

As recommended by the (ACSM) American College of Sports Medicine

Waist-to-Hip Ratio Norms

 

RISK

Age

Low

Moderate

High

Very high

Men

20 - 29

< 0.83

0.83 – 0.88

0.89 – 0.94

> 0.94

30 - 39

< 0.84

0.84 – 0.91

0.92 – 0.96

> 0.96

40 - 49

< 0.88

0.88 – 0.95

0.96 – 1.00

> 1.00

50 – 59

< 0.90

0.90 – 0.96

0.97 – 1.02

> 1.02

60 – 69

< 0.91

0.91 – 0.98

0.99 – 1.03

> 1.03

 

 

 

 

 

Women

20 - 29

< 0.71

0.71 – 0.77

0.78 – 0.82

> 0.82

30 - 39

< 0.72

0.72 – 0.78

0.79 – 0.84

> 0.84

40 - 49

< 0.73

0.73 – 0.79

0.80 – 0.87

> 0.87

50 – 59

< 0.74

0.74 – 0.81

0.82 – 0.88

> 0.88

60 – 69

< 0.76

0.76 – 0.83

0.84 – 0.90

> 0.90

As established by the National Strength & Conditioning Association*

Percent body fat

Score / value

Age

Males

18 - 25

26 - 35

36 - 45

46 - 55

56 - 65

66+

Very lean

3-7

4-10

5-13

8-16

11-17

12-18

Lean (low)

8-10

11-13

15-17

17-19

19-21

19-20

Leaner than average

11-12

14-16

18-20

20-22

22-23

21-22

Average (mid)

13-15

17-19

21-22

23-24

24-25

23-24

Fatter than average

16-18

20-22

23-25

25-27

26-27

25-26

Fat (upper)

19-21

23-26

26-28

28-30

28-29

27-29

Overfat / obesity

23-35

27-38

29-39

31-40

31-40

30-39

 

Score / value

Age

Females

18 - 25

26 - 35

36 - 45

46 - 55

56 - 65

66+

Very lean

9-17

7-16

9-18

12-21

12-22

11-20

Lean (low)

18-19

18-20

19-22

23-25

24-26

22-25

Leaner than average

20-21

21-22

23-25

26-28

27-29

26-28

Average (mid)

22-23

23-25

26-28

29-30

30-32

29-31

Fatter than average

24-26

26-28

29-31

31-33

33-35

32-34

Fat (upper)

27-30

29-32

32-35

34-37

36-38

35-37

Overfat / obesity

32-43

34-46

37-47

39-50

39-49

38-45

As recommended by the National Strength & Conditioning Association

YMCA 3-Minute Step Test Recovery Heart Rate (bpm)

 

Age

Rating

18 – 25

26 – 35

36 – 45

46-55

56 – 65

66+

MALE

Excellent

70 – 78

73 – 79

72 – 81

78 – 84

72 – 82

72 - 86

Good

82 - 88

83 - 88

86 - 94

89 - 96

89 - 97

89 - 95

↑ average

91 - 97

91 - 97

98 - 102

99 - 103

98 - 101

97 - 102

Average

101 - 104

101 - 106

105 - 111

109 - 115

105 - 111

104 - 113

↓ average

107 - 114

109 - 116

113 - 118

118 - 121

113 - 118

114 - 119

Poor

118 - 126

119 - 126

120 - 128

124 - 130

122 - 128

122 - 128

Very poor

131 - 164

130 - 164

132 - 168

135 - 158

131 - 150

133 - 152

FEMALE

Excellent

72 - 83

72 - 86

74 - 87

76 - 93

74 - 92

73 - 86

Good

88 - 97

91 - 97

93 - 101

96 - 102

97 - 103

93 - 100

↑ average

100 - 106

103 - 110

104 - 109

106 - 113

106 - 111

104 - 114

Average

110 - 116

112 - 118

111 - 117

117 - 120

113 - 117

117 - 121

↓ average

118 - 124

121 - 127

120 - 127

121 - 126

119 - 127

123 - 127

Poor

128 - 137

129 - 135

130 - 138

127 - 133

129 - 136

129 - 134

Very poor

142 - 155

141 - 154

143 - 152

138 - 152

142 - 151

135 - 151

As established by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

 

Sit-and-Reach Test

 

AGE

 

18 - 25

26 - 35

36 - 45

46 - 55

56 - 65

> 65

Percentile

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

90

22

24

21

23

21

22

19

21

17

20

17

20

80

20

22

19

21

19

21

17

20

15

19

15

18

70

19

21

17

20

17

19

15

18

13

17

13

17

60

18

20

17

20

16

18

14

17

13

16

12

17

50

17

19

15

19

15

17

13

16

11

15

10

15

40

15

18

14

17

13

16

11

14

9

14

9

14

30

14

17

13

16

13

15

10

14

9

13

8

13

20

13

16

11

15

11

14

9

12

7

11

7

11

10

11

14

9

13

7

12

6

10

5

9

4

9

These norms are based on a yardstick placed so that the “zero” point is set at 15 inches (38cm)

 

 Partial Curl-Up test

 

AGE (in years)

RATING

15 - 19

20 - 29

30 - 39

40-49

50 - 59

60 - 69

MEN

 

Excellent

25

25

25

25

25

25

Very good

23 – 24

21 – 24

18 – 24

18 – 24

17 – 24

16 – 24

Good

21 – 22

16 – 20

15 – 17

13 – 17

11 – 16

11 – 15

Fair

16 – 20

11 – 15

11 – 14

6 – 12

8 - 10

6 - 10

Need improvement

≤ 15

≤ 10

≤ 10

≤ 5

≤ 7

≤ 5

WOMEN

 

Excellent

25

25

25

25

25

25

Very good

22 – 24

18 – 24

19 – 24

19 – 24

19 – 24

17 – 24

Good

17 - 21

14 – 17

10 – 18

11 – 18

10 – 18

8 – 16

Fair

12 - 16

5 – 13

6 – 9

4 – 10

6 – 9

3 – 7

Need improvement

≤ 11

≤ 4

≤ 5

≤ 3

≤ 5

≤ 2

Adopted from American College of Sports Medicine

 

Prone Double Straight-Leg Raise (in seconds)

 

Age group

 

19 – 29

30 – 39

40 – 49

50 – 59

60 – 69

Percentile

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

75

130

126

123

111

95

87

80

83

60

40

50

88

74

73

73

55

45

48

37

22

23

25

55

49

45

45

35

29

22

18

11

7

As recommended by the National Strength & Conditioning Association

 

YMCA Bench Press Test

 

AGE

 

18 - 25

26 - 35

36 - 45

46 - 55

56 - 65

≥ 65

PERCENTILE

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

90

 44

42

41

40

36

33

28

29

24

24

20

18

80

37

34

33

32

29

28

22

22

20

20

14

14

70

33

28

29

28

25

24

20

18

14

14

10

10

60

29

25

26

24

22

21

16

14

12

12

10

8

50

26

21

22

21

20

17

13

12

10

9

8

6

40

22

18

20

17

17

14

11

9

8

6

6

4

30

20

16

17

14

14

12

9

7

5

5

4

3

20

16

12

13

12

10

8

6

5

3

3

2

1

10

10

6

9

6

6

4

2

1

1

1

1

0

Score = number of reps completed in 1 minute using 80 lb. barbell (men) / 35 lb. barbell ( women)

As recommended by the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)