FMS News Feed761http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/761/is_it_too_simple_perception_and_the_fmsIs it too simple? Perception and the FMS…Human movement is complex, but that doesn't mean a screen needs to be. 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z759http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Corrections/759/the_finer_points_of_the_quadruped_positionThe Finer Points of the Quadruped PositionFor an untrained individual, owning quadruped is very important. This is their “home base” and you should incorporate many exercises that originate from this position.2017-02-13T00:00:00Z754http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/754/introduction_to_the_motor_control_screenIntroduction to the Motor Control ScreenWe understand the importance of a link between the Functional Movement Screen and an individual’s fitness and capacity activities. The Motor Control Screen is that measurement tool.2017-02-01T00:00:00Z758http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/758/why_as_roma_incorporates_the_fmsWhy AS Roma Incorporates The FMSDirector of Performance, Darcy Norman, shares how and why AS Roma use the FMS.2017-01-27T00:00:00Z757http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/757/proximal_stability_for_distal_mobilityProximal Stability for Distal MobilityFMS fully recognizes the concept of proximal stability for distal mobility and the idea that mobility is important for good proprioception and patterning. 2017-01-18T00:00:00Z755http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Assessments/755/using_the_sfma_top_tier_and_breakouts_for_the_world's_most_explosive_and_technical_athletesUsing the SFMA Top Tier and Breakouts for the World's Most Explosive and Technical AthletesPerformance rehabilitation for accelerating athletes starts like all others. It involves the provision of opportunities to manage mistakes at the edge of ability.2017-01-11T00:00:00Z750http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/750/the_importance_of_implementing_the_fms_among_high_school_athletesThe Importance of Implementing the FMS Among High School AthletesA number of high school athletes lack the requisite movement skills to safely train.2017-01-04T00:00:00Z752http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Products/752/highlights_from_fms_in_2016Highlights from FMS in 2016A rundown of some of our favorite content, courses and new offerings in 2016.2016-12-29T00:00:00Z749http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/749/our_kids_are_sitting_all_day_and_the_consequences_are_extremely_soberingOur Kids Are Sitting All Day And The Consequences Are Extremely SoberingSitting is a public health crisis and our kids are as exposed as any population. 2016-12-13T00:00:00Z748http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/748/the_functional_movement_systems'_road_mapThe Functional Movement Systems' Road MapHow can the system enhance your training game and treatment plan? Our co-founder, Lee Burton, maps out how professionals plug in to the system.2016-11-08T00:00:00Z747http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/747/breaking_down_the_toe_touch_progressionBreaking Down the Toe Touch ProgressionStop thinking anatomy and start thinking pattern. The Toe Touch Progression allows us to break somebody’s pattern by using mobility and stability techniques.2016-11-02T00:00:00Z745http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/745/movement_foodMovement FoodWe don't use our tests to promote one methodology over another, but to help you find medicine in your movement, and movement in your medicine.2016-10-26T00:00:00Z744http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Corrections/744/modifying_your_circuit_training_program_to_honor_the_fmsModifying Your Circuit Training Program to Honor the FMSInstead of avoiding limitations in circuit training, substitute problematic exercise variations with a corrective exercise that will actually improve the athlete’s movement. 2016-10-14T00:00:00Z743http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/743/how_notre_dame_football_uses_the_fmsHow Notre Dame Football Uses The FMSThe FMS is used at every level of football. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly recently discussed how and why Fighting Irish are using the system. 2016-09-23T00:00:00Z742http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/742/introduction_to_the_fundamental_capacity_screenIntroduction to the Fundamental Capacity ScreenThe Fundamental Capacity Screen forms the bridge between movement competency (FMS) and specific skill development (specialized training). It helps trainers and coaches to identify pattern, capacity and skill-based problems in addition to informing individually tailored programming decisions.2016-08-29T00:00:00Z740http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/740/what_i_look_for_in_an_fms_scoreWhat I Look for in an FMS ScoreI don’t care whether I’m in SEAL training or at a boy-scout camp, I look for zeroes on the movement screen.2016-08-23T00:00:00Z739http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/739/the_application_of_the_fms_in_track_and_fieldThe Application of the FMS in Track and Field“Athletes who move better have the potential to improve over athletes that have a movement screen that is poor or shows significant asymmetries." - Todd Arnold2016-08-19T00:00:00Z738http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/738/time_vs._behavior_in_changing_movement_patternsTime vs. Behavior in Changing Movement Patterns“The FMS model is not a time-based, it is a behavior-based model.” Gray Cook2016-08-17T00:00:00Z642http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/642/so.why_tall_kneelingSo...Why Tall Kneeling?Hopefully you caught my short article and videos that FMS recently posted regarding using tall-kneeling and half-kneeling holds to ‘hit save on a movement document.’ Here’s some background information on why I developed the kneeling holds, how I have successfully used them and when they work.2016-08-11T00:00:00Z643http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/643/half_kneeling_for_the_hip_and_ankleHalf Kneeling for the Hip and AnkleHopefully, you’ve practiced some of the tall kneeling stuff and are ready to progress to half kneeling.2016-08-10T00:00:00Z