Muscle Age Test
For your own safety
- Be careful not to strain or injure yourself.
- Stop challenge immediately if your knees start to hurt.
- Don’t lean back to gain momentum or you may topple backwards.
- Do the test when you have a friend or family member around to support you.
- Do not try the test if you have had a recent fall or injury.
Choose a suitable chair, with height of approximately 43cm.
Sit to stand 5X with arms folded as fast as possible*
Use a timer to time yourself doing this.
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*The 5X Sit-to-Stand test measures leg muscle strength. Reference: Bohannon R et al. Isokinet Exerc Sci. 2010; 18(4): 235-240