By EMILY FORD, Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — NASCAR pit crews and a former Carolina Panther have completed the array of high-tech fitness tests available in the Appalachian State University lab at the

Now, the same tests are available to the public at a bargain price.

As part of ASU’s new community testing program, any adult can undergo tests to determine body composition, resting metabolic rate, aerobic power, anaerobic power and muscular strength.

All five tests cost $125. In a private health club or physician’s office, the battery would run more than $500, ASU officials said.

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