YBT Online Course
Written by Brandon Bennett Tuesday, January 19, 2016 YBT
As an integral part of Functional Movement Systems, the Y Balance Test is a thoroughly researched, yet easy way to test a person’s motor control as well as demonstrate functional symmetry. The Y Balance Test allows us to quarter the body and look at how the core and each extremity function under bodyweight loads. Click Here for more information about YBT.
The YBT Online Course
The Y Balance Test Online Course teaches thoroughly the researched, yet easy way to quantify a person’s motor control and demonstrate functional symmetry. The Y Balance Test allows us to quarter the body and look at how the core and each extremity function under bodyweight loads.
This information can be used to identify road blocks to a person’s functional performance including measuring pre and post rehabilitation performance, improvement after performance enhancement programs, dynamic balance for fitness programs, and return to sport readiness.
This course begins by describing how the Y Balance Test Protocol was developed through years of research in injury prevention and identification of motor control changes that occur after injury.
The course then covers how to administer the Y Balance Test – Lower Quarter, followed by demonstrating how to perform the Y Balance Test - Upper Quarter
Next, the course describes the extensive research related to the Y Balance Test. Finally, the course wraps by suggesting tips for testing groups and providing videos for you to use as a resource.
The YBT Online Course includes access to over 45 minutes of video content and a downloadable manual. To check your understanding, you will also receive access to the YBT Online exam.