Sitting-Rising Test (SRT)

The sitting-rising is a simple fitness test designed by Brazilian Claudio Gil Araújo and colleagues (2012) to assess flexibility, balance and muscle strength of seniors. It is a simple assessment of the ability to sit on the floor then rise unaided. See more about Testing the Elderly.


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