& Reach Flexibility Test
information in left column; select appropriate menus. Click
"Calculate". Evaluate hamstrings and lower back flexibility.
a brief warmup the subject sits on floor with shoes off. Subject
places bottom of feet (10 to 12 inches apart) against side
of box (approximately 12" or 30 cm high) with knees straight.
Tester places measuring stick on box parallel to subjects
legs; 15" or 38 cm at edge of box closest to subject and end
of measuring stick ("0") toward subject. Subject places hand
over hand and reaches as far as possible over measuring stick
without bending knees. Best of three tries is recorded.