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FitnessGram Backsaver Sit and Reach Test

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Flexibility

Here is a demonstration of the Back-Saver Sit and Reach, as as used by the School Fitnessgram Program, which tests one leg at a time, rather than both legs straight as in the traditional sit and reach test.

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How Not to Perform a Sit and Reach Test

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Flexibility

A demonstration of a few of the incorrect ways of doing the sit and reach test. You must hold the position for two seconds, no jerky movements and the knees have to remain straight. In this video the knees are held down using a strap, which is not commonly used but seems effective.

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Sit and Reach Test Demonstration

December 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Flexibility

Here is a clear demo of the sit and reach test. Notice that he does not remove his shoes. This test is usually performed with shoes off, as the thickness of the base of the shoes will affect the score. Also, this sit and reach box has the zero mark at the level of the feet, which not all of them have.

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