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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!
One mat per household! Limited to the first 100,000 sign-ups!**
*Size of Play Mat is 1.8m x 1.8m
**Targeted collection period is from July onwards.
WHAT IS A CURL-UP TEST?
The curl-up test is an abdominal fitness test which 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:
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.
You can sign up for the play mat via go.gov.sg/activehealth-playmat.
Do note that the play mat is limited to first 100,000 households, on a first-come-first-serve basis.
As the play mats are limited items, redemption is limited to 1 per household.
The application for the play mat is now open and will run till National Day or when 100,000 applications have been received, whichever is earlier.
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.
Target collection period is from July onwards. Applicants should look out for an email with collection details, which will be sent out once the mats are ready for collection.
You may indicate your preferred point of collection, subjected to final confirmation.
Successful applicants will be able to collect their play mats from their preferred location anytime within the collection period.
Upon collection, applicant should check that the mat is in good condition. Eexchanges will only be entertained at the point of collection.
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.
The size of the play mat is 1.8m x 1.8m.
Yes, applicants may collect the play mat on behalf of others as long as they are unique households, but each person may collect up to 3 play mats. NRIC of original applicant would have to be presented for collection
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 email@example.com for assistance.