Step Three: Functional Movement Screen
The third step of our assessment will take you through four Functional Movement tests:
Deep Squat Test: Assesses bilateral, symmetrical, and functional mobility of the hips, knees, and ankles. The dowel held overhead assesses bilateral, symmetrical mobility of the shoulders and the thoracic spine.
Trunk Stability Push-Up Test: Assesses the strength of the trunk stabilizers, including transversus abdominis, multifidus, and quadratus lumborum.
Active Straight-Leg Raise Test: Assesses functional hamstring flexibility and passive hip mobility.
Stair Climbing Test: Assesses your anaerobic and aerobic power.