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The Play Mat is a multi-purpose mat which allows you to assess, step and play for fitness, anytime, anywhere.
Assess for Fitness
Simple assessments to test your balance, flexibility and muscular endurance, which are essential in your day-to-day activities.
Step for Fitness
Fun activity involving memory and movement, which helps improve sensorimotor skills and cognition, and reduce fall-related injuries.
Play for Fitness
Great game to strengthen bonding through fun and strength-related exercises.
Sport, exercise and play all rolled in one!
Download your Play Mat Instructional e-Booklet here
Due to overwhelming response, more Play Mats are up for grab! One mat per household! Limited to the first 28,000 sign-ups!**
*Size of Play Mat is 1.8m x 1.8m
**Collection details will be shared at a later date
WHAT IS A CURL-UP TEST?
The curl-up test is an abdominal fitness test that assesses the muscular strength and endurance of your abdominal muscles, which is important in back support and core stability.
HOW TO PERFORM A CURL-UP?
Start off with back lying on the floor with knees bent. Both palms to be placed on the mid-section of your thighs. Aim to slide your palms up to your knees following the rhythm of the metronome.
Note: Test is terminated, once the heel leaves the ground or unable to follow with the rhythm or the metronome.
WHAT IS A PLANK TEST?
The plank test is a fitness test used to assess and improve the muscular strength of the core and back stabilisation muscles.
HOW TO PERFORM A PLANK?
Start by lifting your upper body off the ground with the support of your elbows and forearm in shoulder-width position.
Lift your hip off the ground, and align it with your head, shoulders, hips and ankles to form a straight line. Ensure your head is facing down and engage your core at all times.
*Note: Test is terminated when back is not straight or hip is lowered.
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WHAT IS A SINGLE LEG BALANCE TEST?
The single leg balance test assesses your static posture and balance control, which can also be used as an indicator to help manage fall risk.
HOW TO DO A SINGLE LEG BALANCE?
In a standing position, close your eyes and start the timer when you lift the feet of your choice off the ground.
You may keep arms by the side or cross them over chest.
*Note: Test is terminated when either of these is not met or the lifted feet were to move about.
WHAT IS A SIT-AND-REACH TEST?
The sit-and-reach test is used to assess the flexibility of hamstrings as well as the lower back, which can be a risk indicator of lower body injuries.
HOW TO PERFORM A SIT-AND-REACH?
In a sitting position, ensure that both legs are straight and line them against the green line. Overlap one hand over the other, and reach forward as far as possible.
*Note: Test is terminated once knee is bent or lifted off the mat.
WHAT IS A Y-BALANCE TEST?
The Y-balance test is used to assess the dynamic balance in a single leg stance, as well as lower body mobility and strength.
Having the ability to maintain a stable position while performing a task or sport may reduce the likelihood of injury.
HOW TO PERFORM A Y-BALANCE?
Stand bare-footed behind the red line with hands placed on your hips.
With one foot on the start position, move the other foot in one of the three directions, and reach out as far as possible while maintaining balance. Return to start position and repeat same foot for the other two directions.
*Note: Poor performance may be related to ankle instability.
WHAT IS SPOT AND STEP?
Spot and Step is an activity which improves your sensorimotor skills and cognition. This activity is suitable for all generations as it:
HOW TO PERFORM THE SPOT AND STEP?
1. Two players to start. 1st player to think of a pattern and move from 'START' to 'END'
2. Subsequent players to memorise and repeat
3. Up the challenge by increasing the number
1. Take turns to roll a die*. Move to ‘START’ when you get an even number.
2. Move the number of squares shown on the die and perform the exercise indicated in the square you landed on.
3. If you land on the bottom of the ladder, move to the top of it. If you land on a sport, move as indicated in the square.
4. The 1st player to reach ‘END’ wins. All other players to perform an exercise of the winner’s choice.
*Die is not included. You may use a digital die.
WE HEAR YOU, and Sport Singapore will be opening up another wave of sign-up!
Due to overwhelming response, more Active Health Play Mats will be up for grabs!
One per household, limited to the first 28,000 sign-ups only!
Refer to FAQs here.
The play mat is a multi-purpose mat which allows you to assess your fitness through simple Active Health assessments (eg. Sit-and-Reach, Y-Balance), and fun activities (e.g. Sport and Ladder) with your family and friends.
These assessments test your balance, flexibility and muscular endurance, which are essential for your daily living, and the activities help improve sensorimotor skills and cognition, and allow for strengthening of bonds through strength-related exercises.
As the play mats are limited items, redemption is limited to 1 per household.
The application period for Active Health play mat has been closed since May. Please look out for our social media for more updates.
No, you are not required to attend a workshop to receive a play mat. However, attending the workshop is recommended so that participants can better understand and utilise the play mat.
No, the workshop is complimentary.
Play Mat bookings for new registrants are currently closed. Successful applicants who have signed up back in May will receive an email to select their date and timeslot for collection, which will be sent out once the mats are ready.
You may indicate your preferred point of collection, subjected to final confirmation.
The size of the play mat is 1.8m x 1.8m.
Please choose a new booking slot via the reschedule link provided in your booking confirmation email.
You will be required to present your NRIC and your confirmation email of your booking slot upon collection.
Yes, please scan both the front and back sides of your NRIC.
Yes, you may present your driver’s license for collection.
No, please collection the play mat within the collection period. You may choose a collection time slot through the link provided in the play mat collection email.
You can only collect your play mat at your designated sport centre which you have selected.
No, in order to ensure effective crowd management and adequate supply of play mats for distribution, please only head down for collection after you have made a booking.
You may only collect your play mats from your designated sport centre.
Yes, applicants may collect the play mat on behalf of others, but each person may only collect up to 3 play mats. NRIC of original applicant would have to be presented for collection.
Upon collection, applicant should check that the mat is in good condition. Exchanges will only be entertained at the point of collection.
Successful applicants will be able to collect their play mats from their preferred location anytime within the collection period.
The collection of NRIC is to facilitate the distribution of one play mat per household. This is to ensure that more households are able to benefit from this health and wellness initiative.
Sport Singapore takes data protection seriously and we will put in place strict security measures to safeguard your information. Rest assured that the information provided to us will only be used for this campaign and to help us serve you better.
Sensitive information such as NRIC and address will be removed in accordance with our data security protocols. Other general information may be retained to improve Active Health’s knowledge of our local demographic and serve you better.
Yes. Participation in this campaign and providing your information is completely voluntary. Should you wish to withdraw, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Learn how to improve your family’s health and fitness through fun, interactive assessments and games found on the Active Health Play Mat!
Join us in this 1-hour complimentary workshop with your families and friends. Note that you will require an Active Health Play Mat and a measuring tape prior to attending the workshop.
Following the announcement by Multi-Ministry Taskforce on 6 August 2021, the following measures will take effect at all Active Health Labs.
Vaccination-Differentiated SMMs for high-risk settings
Definition of Fully Vaccinated Individuals: As fully vaccinated individuals have better protection against infection and severe illness, they may participate in activities in high-risk settings.
For children aged 12 years old and below (i.e. born in and after 2009), they will be allowed to participate in indoors unmasked activities, in ONE group of not more than 5 participants, where all children aged 12 years and below are of the same household. There can be no multiple groups of 5 participants in an organised class/programme in this situation.
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