Flexibility Tests

Flexibility is defined as the range of motion of a given joint and is influenced by:

- Muscles and tendons surronding the joint.

- Ligaments connecting the bones that make up the given joint.

There are a variety of ways to test flexibility, below are some tests available:

Trunk Flexion Trunk flexion is measured with the sit and reach...
Trunk Extension This test evaluates the amount of backward bend possible in the...
Hip Flexion - Hamstring Flexibility This test evaluates range of motion in the hips and tightness of the...
Hip Extension - Hip Flexor Length This test is designed to assess hip flexor...
Shoulder Flexibility Flexibility in the shoulders is important for both injury avoidance and improved...
Shoulder Extension There can also be excessive tightness in the shoulder...

Flexibility Tests

Flexibility affects both health and fitness. Poor flexibility increases the risk of muscles and joint injury, this is often evident in lower back pain and injury.

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