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Health questionnaire form

health questionnaire form

Are you a Personal Trainer or Health Coach looking for an effective way to gather vital information from your clients?

Our health questionnaire form is tailored to help you collect essential personal, health, fitness, and nutrition data. This detailed insight enables you to create personalized training and coaching programs that cater to your clients' unique needs and goals.

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Questions to include on your health questionnaire form

1. Personal Information

Collecting personal information is essential to identify the client and to personalize their training program based on individual needs and preferences.

  • What is your full name?
  • What is your gender? (Male, Female, Non-Binary, Prefer not to say)
  • What is your date of birth?
  • What is your email address?
  • What is your phone number?

2. Health Background

Understanding a client's health background allows trainers and coaches to create a safe and effective fitness plan tailored to their specific medical conditions and risk factors.

  • Do you have any existing medical conditions? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please provide details.
  • Are you currently on any medications? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please list your medications.
  • Have you ever had any surgery related to your musculoskeletal system? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please provide details.

The question about surgeries related to the musculoskeletal system is important because it helps trainers and coaches understand if there are any physical limitations or restrictions that need to be considered when designing the fitness program.

3. Fitness Goals

Knowing the client's fitness goals ensures that the trainer or coach can create an appropriate program to help them achieve their objectives.

  • What are your primary fitness goals? (Weight loss, Muscle gain, Improve general fitness, Increase flexibility, Improve sports performance, Rehabilitation, Other)

4. Exercise Experience

Assessing the client's exercise experience helps trainers and coaches understand their current fitness level and adapt the training program accordingly.

  • How often do you currently exercise? (Never, 1-2 times per week, 3-4 times per week, 5 or more times per week)
  • Rate your overall fitness level. (1: Very poor, 2: Poor, 3: Average, 4: Good, 5: Excellent)
  • Are you currently following a specific exercise program? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please provide details.

5. Nutritional Habits

Understanding a client's nutritional habits helps trainers and coaches provide personalized dietary recommendations to complement their fitness program.

  • Do you have any dietary restrictions? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please provide details.
  • How would you rate your current diet? (1: Very poor, 2: Poor, 3: Average, 4: Good, 5: Excellent)
  • Are you currently taking any nutritional supplements? (Yes, No)
  • If yes, please list your supplements.

Other question ideas

When you are creating your health questionnaire form, here are some additional questions you may want to consider. These won't apply in every case, but should give you some ideas as you build out your form.
  • How much time can you commit to exercising each week?

    • This question helps trainers and coaches understand the client's availability and design a realistic fitness program that fits into their schedule.
  • What types of physical activities do you enjoy the most? (e.g., running, swimming, weightlifting, yoga, team sports, etc.)

    • By understanding the client's likes and dislikes, trainers and coaches can create a more enjoyable and motivating fitness program.
  • On a scale of 1-10, how important is achieving your fitness goals to you?

    • This question uncovers the client's motivation level and commitment to their fitness journey, helping trainers and coaches to provide appropriate support and encouragement.
  • How much sleep do you typically get each night?

    • Gathering information about the client's sleep habits can help trainers and coaches identify potential factors affecting their performance and recovery.
  • Are there any specific exercises or activities that you would like to avoid or have difficulty with?

    • This question helps trainers and coaches to identify any potential barriers or limitations that may need to be addressed during the fitness program.
  • How do you prefer to track your progress? (e.g., weight, measurements, body composition, performance metrics)

    • Understanding the client's preferred tracking method allows trainers and coaches to tailor their feedback and evaluation of progress in a way that resonates with the client.
  • Do you have any previous injuries that may affect your training? (Yes, No)

    • If yes, please provide details.
      • This question helps trainers and coaches create a safe training program by considering any previous injuries that may require modifications or specific exercises to prevent re-injury.

Things to consider

  1. Accessibility - Ensure your form is accessible for individuals with disabilities by using clear headings, labels, and appropriate HTML tags.
  2. Mobile Responsiveness - Design the form to be responsive, allowing users to easily fill it out on various devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  3. User-friendly Layout - Arrange the questions logically and group them into sections to make it easier for users to follow and complete the form.
  4. Clear Instructions - Provide clear instructions and examples where necessary to help users understand what information is required for each question.
  5. Validation and Error Messages - Implement real-time input validation and provide helpful error messages so users can quickly correct any mistakes before submitting the form.
  6. Save and Resume Feature - Allow users the option to save their progress and resume completing the form at a later time, especially if it's lengthy.
  7. Privacy and Security - Ensure that sensitive information is securely stored and transmitted, and provide a clear privacy policy explaining how the collected data will be used and protected.

How to create your health questionnaire form

Now that you know what questions you should include, it's time to build your form!

The only problem is that traditional forms tools are inefficient.

People will forget to fill out your form. They'll get stuck halfway and not be able to finish it. Or they'll send you the wrong stuff. You end up wasting hours chasing people down over email. 

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Content Snare is packed with advanced features that will have you hours:

  • Automatic reminders - Remind people to complete their form with fully customizable reminders.
  • Reject incorrect information - If a single question is filled out incorrectly, ask your client to re-do just that one item.
  • Autosaving - No progress gets lost. People can fill out forms in multiple sittings.
  • Comments and questions - If the person filling the form gets stuck, they can ask a question without having to email you.

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