Enter information in left column; select appropriate menus. Click "Calculate". Evaluates abdominal and hip flexor muscular endurance.
Subject performs as many bent knee sit-ups as possible within 60 seconds. Subject can rest between reps if unable to sit-up continuously. Subject should be encouraged to perform one or two trial repetitions before test. See animation.
- feet anchored by partner or apparatus
- knees bent 90°
- hands clasped behind neck
- elbows travel beyond or make contact with knees
- back of shoulders must return to floor
Test results may be invalidated if form is altered.
Evaluates abdominal and hip flexor endurance for adults.
Pollock ML, Wilmore JH, Fox SM: Health and Fitness through Physical Activity. New York John Wiley & Sons, 1978.