TRUNK LIFT

QUICKLY MEASURE AND CALCULATE YOUR TRUNK MOBILITY AND STABILITY

Calculate: Trunk Lift

Results: Trunk Lift

DATE 12/10/2018
Trunk Lift Distance -
Trunk Lift Classification -

Compare: Trunk Lift

CLASSIFICATION FROM (IN) TO (IN)
Superior 13 > 13
Excellent 11 12
Normal 9 10
Poor 7 8
Very Poor 0 6

Protocol: Trunk Lift

Purpose:

Assess and compare posterior chain strength and anterior flexibility to healthy norms.

Equipment:

Yardstick or 12 inch rule, tape.

Procedure:

Before testing allow participant to adequately stretch as well as perform moderate aerobic exercise. Consult with participant about any past muscular problems in their back.

  • The client lays face down position, with lower body relaxed and hands placed under or to the side of thighs.
  • To maintain spinal alignment, instruct client to maintain focus on the floor with chin tucked.
  • The client lifts their upper body off the floor, to a maximum height of 12 inches.
  • The measurement is the distance from the floor to the student’s chin.
  • Two trials are allowed, with the best score recorded.

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