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    Flexibility Testing: Sit and Reach Fitness Testing

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    Find a flexibility test (V sit-n-reach, modified sit-and-reach, back-saver sit and reach, or back scratch test) and write up a lab report regarding the test, and include an introduction, methodology, results and conclusion.

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    Sit and Reach Fitness Testing


    Flexibility is defined as " the range of motion about a body joint" (Baechle, Earle, 2008). The sit and reach box is used to evaluate the combined flexibility of the lower back and hamstrings. Tightness in the lower back is "implicated in lumbar lordosis, forward pelvic tilt and lower back pain" (Topendsports, 2012). The subject for the test is a 28-year-old athletic female.


    A warm-up and static stretching should proceed the testing. The testing floor should be dry, and level. Equipment needed is: measuring tape, adhesive tape, a standard sit and reach box, and a tester.

    The tester should adhere the measuring tape to the floor. One 24-inch (61 ...

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    This detailed solution is a lab report for fit and reach testing, includes methodology and results. APA references included.