Predictors of injury in females

Screening athletes for the purposes of identifying at-risk individuals for future injury is a hot topic in the field of strength and conditioning. A variety of movement screens and symmetry tests have been developed. Possibly the most well-known of these screens is the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). The FMS is comprised of a series of …

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Do movement screens really capture dysfunction?

The Functional Movement Screen has grown in popularity as a means of screening athletes for asymmetries, dysfunction and ultimately risk of injury. The movement screen involves a series of seven movements that an athlete is to perform with minimal instruction or feedback from the coach. A scoring system is used to grade the athlete’s overall …

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