Roger FranciscoRoger Francisco, the original voice of the PACER Test, as well as Dr. Sterling, and Marilu Meredith, EdD, a FitnessGram Advisory Board member instrumental in creating and launching FitnessGram.
Who is the guy that says the FitnessGram Pacer Test?
Over the next four decades, more than ten million children across the United States heard Francisco’s voice. Roger Francisco is the FitnessGram Man.
Who is Roger Francisco?
Roger Francisco was born in Decatur, Illinois in 1938. While growing up in Springfield, Illinois, Francisco developed a love for music, playing bass in his high school orchestra and working at a local radio station.
Why was the pacer banned?
The pacer test got banned for “child cruelty“…
Is the FitnessGram Pacer Test guy alive?
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The other kids not believing my grandkids that that was their grandpa. Reading the the pacer. Test and i uh for your other question no i have not tried to do the pacer.
Where is the FitnessGram Pacer Test Used?
The FitnessGram PACER Test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as it continues. The test is used to measure a student’s aerobic capacity as part of the FitnessGram assessment. Students run back and forth as many times as they can, each lap signaled by a beep sound.
Is Roger Francisco alive?
Roger Alan Francisco, 74, passed away March 13, 2021, peacefully at home with his family at his bedside. Roger was born in Amsterdam NY on August 14, 1946. He was predeceased by his Mother, Catherine Sweet Francisco; his father, LaVerne Francisco; and his sister Carol Hoffman.
How many laps are in the Pacer test?
On the 15 meter PACER Score Sheet, there are 13 Levels with 7 to 11 laps for each Level. To Design your PACER course at home, you must go outside and find a flay non slippery surface and place two markers 15 meters and/or 49 feet apart. It helps to have a line you can touch with your foot.