This manuscript provides information on the rationale for the selection of the muscular strength and endurance test items associated with the Brockport Physical Fitness Test for youngsters with mental retardation and mild limitations in fitness, visual impairment (blindness), cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, or congenital anomalies or amputations. Information on the validity, attainability, and reliability of the 16 tests and their criterion-referenced standards is provided. Suggestions are made for future research.
Francis X. Short is Dean, School of Arts and Performance, State University of New York, College at Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Joseph P. Winnick is Distinguished Service Professor with the Department of Physical Education and Sport, State University of New York, College at Brockport, Brockport, NY 14420. E-mail: email@example.com.