PAR-Q is designed to help you help yourself.
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 problems or hazard.
PAR-Q has been designed to identify the small number of kids/adults for whom physical activity might be inappropriate or those who should have medical advice concerning the type of activity most suitable for them.
Common sense is your best guide in answering these few questions.
Please read the questions 1-10 carefully and type YES or NO in the relevant box to the question if it applies to you.
If yes, please explain.
If you answered NO to all questions above, it gives a general indication that you may participate in physical and aerobic fitness activities.
The fact that you answered NO to the above questions, is no guarantee that you will have a normal response to exercise. If you answered Yes to any of the above questions, then you may need written permission from a physician before participating in physical and aerobic fitness activities.