1. ↑ Jump up to:1.0 1.1 1.2 Mayorga-Vega D, Merino-Marban R, Viciana J. Criterion-related validity of sit-and-reach tests for estimating hamstring and lumbar extensibility: A meta-analysis. Journal of sports science & medicine. 2014 Jan;13(1):1.
  2. ↑ Jump up to:2.0 2.1 2.2 Baltaci G, Un N, Tunay V, Besler A, Gerçeker S. Comparison of three different sit and reach tests for measurement of hamstring flexibility in female university students. British journal of sports medicine. 2003 Feb 1;37(1):59-61.
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  4.  Posterior thigh muscles (hamstrings, highlighted in green) – posterior view image – © Kenhub
  5. ↑ Jump up to:5.0 5.1 5.2 Last assessed: December 20, 2019
  6.  University of Delaware Exercise Science. ACSM Sit and Reach Test. Available from: [ last assessed: 2019-12-20]
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