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Table 1 Description of the 8 MOPER elements

From: Adolescent predictors of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour at age 42: the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study (AGAHLS)

MOPER test Description
1. Arm pull The maximal force (in kg) pulled with the preferred arm while standing
2. Standing high jump The maximal standing vertical jump height (in cm)
3. Flexed arm hang Maximal time (in sec) that eyes were kept above a horizontal bar hanging in a bent arm position
4. 10 leg lifts Time (in sec) needed for lifting the legs 10 times from horizontal to vertical position with stretched knees while lying
5. Sprinting Time (in sec) needed to run 10 times between two lines which were 5 meters apart
6. Plate tapping Time (in sec) needed to tap 50 times with 'best' hand between two plates which were 75 centimetres apart
7. Sit-and-reach Maximal reach (in cm) while sitting with extended knees
8. Endurance run Maximal distance (in km) covered in 12 minutes