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Explain eight (8) foot up and go test for agility of senior citizens.

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Purpose: To measure speed, agility and balance while moving. 

Equipment: A chair with 43 cm height without arm support, stop watch, cone, measuring tape. 

Procedure: A cone is placed 8 feet away from the chair. On command 'go', get up from the seated position, walk 8 feet. turn around the cone and again sit on the chair. The time is measured. Two trials are conducted and the best trial is counted for scoring.

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