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Fitness Assessment:

Flexibility

Flexibility is the capacity of a join or muscle to move through a full range of muscle without being impeaded by physiological limitation or muscle and/or fat masses. 

 


 

Sit and Reach 

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Designed to assess the flexibility of the hamstrings and lower back. The assessment involves sitting on the ground and reaching forward between the legs as far as possible. 

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