Curl Up / Sit-Up / Crunch Test

This is a general description of a sit-up test to measure abdominal muscle endurance (also called curl up or crunch test). The procedures and technique for this test can vary depending on which specific test you are performing. See the procedures section for links to instructions for the specific abdominal endurance tests.

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