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Aug 26, 2019

Twist on the traditional 30 second sit to stand test is the 1 minute sit to stand test which rivals the 6 minute walk test for assessing pulmonary dysfunction impacting functional endurance with less equipment and easier to complete. All you need is a chair and a patient who can stand up at least once, that’s not too much to ask right?? Listen in for norms and how to clinically use this test. 


1 Minute Sit-to-Stand Test
Richard W. Bohannon, PT, DPT, EdD; Rebecca Crouch, PT, DPT