The sit and reach test is the most common flexibility test. It measures the flexibility of the lower back and hamstrings. It requires a box about 30cm (12 inches) high and a meter rule: Sit on the floor with your back and head against a wall.
What tests measure flexibility?
Sit-and-reach and other similar tests that require a person to flex the hip to touch the toes are the most common field tests of flexibility. Such tests are designed to assess low-back and upper hamstring (complex of three posterior thigh muscles) flexibility.
What are 3 tests used to measure flexibility?
Flexibility and balance tests
- Sit-and-reach test.
- Back-scratch test.
- Lumbar stability tests (trunk extension, trunk flexion and side bridge)
How many flexibility tests are there?
To see where you’re at—and where you may need to focus your practice—work your way through these five flexibility tests that gauge your elasticity from head to toe. (BTW, flexibility is different than mobility.)
What is hexagon test?
The Hexagonal Agility test is a measure of speed, agility and the ability to change direction while maintaining a sound balance (foundation). Increasing agility while maintaining speed facilitates advantages over opponents and helps to move quickly into position in order to enhance tactics and technique (skills).
What is stork stand test?
The standing stork test monitors the progress of the athletes’ abilities to maintain balance in a static position. This test monitors the balance of athletes because the more balance you have as an athlete, the better you may perform on the field and the fewer injuries you are likely to sustain.
What is zipper test?
Shoulder flexibility test (zipper test)
This test measures how mobile and flexible your upper arms and shoulder joints are. Reach one hand behind your neck and down along your spine. Then bring your opposite hand behind your back and up toward your top hand.