Test and Measurement in Physical Education


The author is working as HOD and Director Physical Education at Jiwaji University, Gwalior since December 1992. He had worked as Research Assistant and Lecturer in Physical Education from July 1981 to December 1992 at LNCPE, Gwalior. He is  “A” grade qualified coach of Judo having diploma in coaching Judo from SAI NS.N.I.S Patiala.

He had won Bronze Medal at 7th National Judo championship at Pune and had participated at two Judo National Championship. He holds a Black belt diploma in Judo from Kodokan institute of Judo, Tokyo, Japan.

He has produced National medalist and All India Intervarsity medalist in Judo from Jiwaji University Men and Women teams



The role of physical activity in promoting positive health has been realized by public at large. Every human being wants to be healthy and fit. There is a need to measure state of health by using functional tests to know whether one is physically fit to perform daily routine work. The primary focus of this book is to provide practical knowledge to professional students of physical education and teachers and emphasizing the knowledge and competencies for effective testing, measuring and evaluating the programs of physical education also. The thrust of textbook is to keep abreast of current educational concepts and practices. Many of the techniques and instruments presented in this book are new and timely. This book contains meaning of test, measurement and evaluation, various tests to measure motor ability components like speed flexibility, strength, muscular endurance cardiovascular endurance, agility, balance and techniques for measuring physique and body composition in detail. In addition to emphasizing the principle of accountability and a more humanistic.

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