(for people ages 15-69 years)
anyone begins a physical activity program, it is important to
assess whether you should check with your doctor before becoming
much more physically active.
The PAR-Q is for people 15-69 years of age. If you're over 69
years of age and not used to being active, check with your doctor.
After you fill out the PAR-Q, you'll know if you're ready to
follow the calendar towards achieving HALF DOME. If your answers
tell you to consult with your physician, you can show him the
calendar so he/she knows what you'd like to do and you can follow
Informed Consent Document
benefits are associated with regular exercise, and the completion
of the 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 has
been 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
Common sense is
your best guide in answering these few questions. Please read them
carefully and check the yes or no opposite the question if it
applies to you.