Chair Sit and Reach Test

The Chair Sit and Reach test is part of the Senior Fitness Test Protocol, and is designed to test the functional fitness of seniors. It is a variation of the traditional sit and reach flexibility test.

Men’s Results

Age below average average (inches) above average
60-64 < -2.5 -2.5 to 4.0 > 4.0
65-69 < -3.0 -3.0 to 3.0 > 3.0
70-74 < -3.5 -3.5 to 2.5 > 2.5
75-79 < -4.0 -4.0 to 2.0 > 2.0
80-84 < -5.5 -5.5 to 1.5 > 1.5
85-89 < -5.5 -5.5 to 0.5 > 0.5
90-94 < -6.5 -6.5 to -0.5 > -0.5

Women’s Results

Age below average average (inches) above average
60-64 < -0.5 -0.5 to 5.0 > 5.0
65-69 < -0.5 -0.5 to 4.5 > 4.5
70-74 < -1.0 -1.0 to 4.0 > 4.0
75-79 < -1.5 -1.5 to 3.5 > 3.5
80-84 < -2.0 -2.0 to 3.0 > 3.0
85-89 < -2.5 -2.5 to 2.5 > 2.5
90-94 < -4.5 -4.5 to 1.0 > 1.0

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