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How to complete the 1minute sit-up test

A guide for St. Brendan's Sixth Form students


The 1minute sit-up test is a measure of your muscular endurance and can be used by a variety of sports performers.

Participant to lie on mat with knees bent. On the shout of 'go', participant should carry out as many full sit-ups as possible within a minute. The time is monitored by the assessor who also counts

Upon completion of the test you can compare your results to the normative data table.

  • 1.0 Exercise mat
  • 1.0 Stopwatch
  • 1.0 Assistant