1999
DOI: 10.1590/s1517-86921999000500004
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Abstract: Sitting-rising test: introduction of a new procedure for evaluation in exercise and sports medicineIndivíduos fisicamente ativos ou com melhores níveis de aptidão física aeróbica têm menor mortalidade 1,2 . Baseados nesses e em outros dados epidemiológicos consistentes, diretrizes de várias organizações internacionais 3-5 têm preconizado que toda a população deveria acumular pelo menos 30 minutos de exercício físico na maioria dos dias.É sabido que a sensação de bem-estar pessoal relaciona-se com a qualidade d… Show more

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“…After the collection of this data, the following tests were performed to assess risk of falls: Timed Up and Go (TUG) 9 , Sitting and Rising Test (SRT) 10 , Gait Speed Test (GST)11 along with the tests which form the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) 12 .…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…After the collection of this data, the following tests were performed to assess risk of falls: Timed Up and Go (TUG) 9 , Sitting and Rising Test (SRT) 10 , Gait Speed Test (GST)11 along with the tests which form the Berg Balance Scale (BBS) 12 .…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…This test evaluates the participant’s ability to sit and get up from the ground, a functional task which requires several physical aptitudes, namely muscle strength, balance and flexibility [18]. Moreover, SRT is not only associated with functional capacity but it is also a predictor of all-cause mortality [19].…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Both the sitting-rising test and the 4 second exercise test have been fully described elsewhere. [20][21][22] For evaluation of flexibility, the main focus of this paper, we used two different procedures: the Flexitest 23 24 and simple hyperlaxity tests. 25 The Flexitest is a dimensionless test, as results are presented as points, with no linear or angular unit featured.…”
Section: Methodsmentioning
confidence: 99%