The following tests are useful to identify areas that could be improved to make it easier to undertake tasks associated with daily living.
Chair Stand Test
The Chair Stand test is a simple used to assess leg strength and endurance. The aim is to sit and stand from a straight backed-chair as many times as possible in 30 seconds.
Arm Curl Test
The Arm Curl Test assesses upper body strength and endurance. The aim of the test is to do as many curls as possible in 30 seconds using weight depending on sex – 2kg for women, 4kg for men.
We use this test to assess muscle strength, flexibility and balance. The test requires you to lower yourself from a standing position to a seated position on the floor, then stand up again, ideally without using any support from your hands etc.
Timed Up-and-Go Test
This test is used to assess mobility, and static and dynamic balance. From a seated position you stand up walk forward 3 metres, turn through 180 degrees, walk back to the chair and sit down.
Four tests (includes a comprehensive report) $95 per individual
Dynamic, isometric strength, and power are critical components of virtually all sports.
Using a range of test equipment and measures it is possible to identify areas of your individual athletic profile that will benefit from specific focus. Identifying areas for improvement will help to improve results and can reduce the risk of injury.
All tests include a full report explaining the results.
Contact us for pricing for groups and offsite testing.
Dynamic strength is important for all sports.
Dynamic strength is assessed through specific weightlifting exercises to determine your maximum upper and lower body strength.
Coupled with three strength endurance tests will allow us to determine your dynamic strength qualities.
$95 per individual
Isometric strength testing is carried out using a force plate and a mid-thigh pull to determine your rate of force development, and peak and mean force capabilities.
$50 per individual
We test and measure practical power using explosive movements and relating the results to your body weight.
Using your vertical jump and plyometric push-up height allows us to provide you with a scientific and practical assessment of your upper and lower body ballistic ability.
$75 per individual
One of the key differences between elite athletes and the rest is speed.
Using precision, state-of-the-art timing lights we can accurately measure your speed and acceleration to identify specific areas for improvement.
You might be fast but being able to accelerate better might make you faster still.
$75 per individual
Conditioning programmes for strength and power can be provided for a range of sports and athletic ability.
Contact us for your specific needs.
On request for individual or teams depending on sport and programme duration.
Most of our strength and conditioning tests can be provided offsite at workplaces, homes, schools, or sportsgrounds.
Field tests can be arranged for most sports, athletic ability, and age.
Contact us to discuss your specific individual or group needs.