Wall Squat Test | How long can you keep it up?
The Wall Squat Test is a very simple isometric strength test to assess the leg´s strength, target muscle is Quadriceps. Necessary equipment is a wall or other plain vertical surface and a stop watch.
|Warm-up||Have a short local leg stretching. Optionally do a few free squats and rest for 2-3 minutes before starting the test.|
|Preparation||With feet shoulderwide apart stand backward with back against wall or door leaf. Cross hands over chest and look ahead.|
|Execution||Squat down sliding with back along wall until thighs are parallel to floor. Start stop watch. Hold position as long as possible. Stop watch as soon as muscles fail.|
|Starting Position||Ending osition|
|time||<20 sec.||21-35 sec.||36-50 sec.||51-65 sec.||66-85 sec.||>85 sec.|
|rating||very poor||poor||fair||average||good||very good|