Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire

Many health benefits are associated with regular exercise, and the completion of PAR‐Q is a sensible first step to take if you are planning to increase the amount of physical activity in your life. For most people, physical activity should not pose any problem or hazard. PAR‐Q is designed to identify the small number of adults for whom physical activity might be inappropriate or those who should have medical advice concerning the type of activity most suitable for them.

Thank you for taking the time to answer these questions. I look forward to training with you. 

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If you have not recently done so, consult with your doctor by telephone or in person before increasing your physical activity and/or taking a fitness appraisal. Seek advice from your doctor as to your suitability for: 1: Unrestricted physical activity starting off easily and progressing gradually. OR 2: Restricted or supervised activity to meet your specific needs, at least on an initial basis.
If you answered PAR‐Q accurately, you have reasonable assurance of your present suitability for a fitness appraisal and graduated exercise programme. Please note that even if you answered ‘no’ to all questions, you should delay becoming more active if you are temporarily ill with a cold or a fever, or if you are or may be pregnant. If your health changes so that you then answer ‘yes’ to any of the above questions, tell your doctor and your fitness or health professional and ask whether you should change your physical activity plan.
I hereby state that I have read, understood and answered honestly the questions on the PAR‐Q. I also state that I wish to participate in physical activity with a personal trainer, and agree to do so entirely at my own risk. I realise that my participation in these activities involves risk of injury, illness and even the possibility of death. Furthermore, I hereby confirm that I am voluntarily engaging in an acceptable level of exercise, which has been recommended to me. Participants who answered 'yes' to one or more question also confirm that they have taken medical advice and the doctor has agreed that they should exercise.
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