The Baseline Sit n' Reach Trunk Flexibility Box is used to perform sit and reach testing in a variety of settings including: physical therapy, chiropractic and sports training. Sit and reach tests are used as part of the evaluation process in rehabilitation and recovery to primarily measure the combined flexibility of the hamstrings, the hips, the lower back, and the shoulders.
The scales are easy to read and are printed in inches and centimeters. These scales include: Fitness, Program, Cooper Institute/YMCA, AAHPERD. The device is a powder-coated metal construction with a built-in foot plate and a maximum stretch indicator that remains until reset.
The Deluxe version is used for modified sit-and-reach tests. enabling the testing protocols to be used that vary the scale start point. This normalizes scores to account for variation in the arm and leg length of the person being tested.