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Graduate students at Eastern Illinois University, under the supervision of faculty members, conduct initial screenings on all new members. Additionally, members undergo a progress screening as needed and an annual rescreen. The initial and annual screenings include:

  • A baseline EKG.
  • Body composition analysis — including skinfolds.
  • Bioelectrical impedence analysis (BIA).
  • Body mass index (BMI).
  • Waist/hip ratio.
  • Resting blood pressure.
  • Height and weight.
  • Flexibility and strength tests.